Name: Asterocapsa Chu 1952

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.ste.ro.cap.sa. L. fem. n. capsa, box; N.L. fem. n. Asterocapsa

Gender: feminine (stem: Asterocaps-)

Type species: Asterocapsa gloeotheceformis Chu 1952

Valid publication: Chu H-J. Some New Myxophyceae from Szechwan Province, China. The Ohio Journal of Science 1952; 52:96-101.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 26
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 26
Total number of child taxa: 26

Parent taxon: Microcystaceae Elenkin 1933

Assigned by: Strunecky O, Ivanova AP, Mares J. An updated classification of cyanobacterial orders and families based on phylogenomic and polyphasic analysis. J Phycol 2023; 59:12-51.

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Record number: 6191
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