Name: Atlanticothrix Alvarenga et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: At.lan.ti’co.thrix. Gr. masc. adj. atlantikos, Atlantic; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair; N.L. fem. n. Atlanticothrix, Atlantic hair, a filament from the Atlantic Forest, in reference to where the type strain of this filamentous cyanobacterium was isolated from

Gender: feminine

Type species: Atlanticothrix silvestris Alvarenga et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Alvarenga DO, Andreote APD, Branco LHZ, Delbaje E, Cruz RB, Varani AM, Fiore MF. Amazonocrinis nigriterrae gen. nov., sp. nov., Atlanticothrix silvestris gen. nov., sp. nov. and Dendronalium phyllosphericum gen. nov., sp. nov., nostocacean cyanobacteria from Brazilian environments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4811.

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: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Nostocaceae Eichler 1886

Assigned by: Alvarenga DO, Andreote APD, Branco LHZ, Delbaje E, Cruz RB, Varani AM, Fiore MF. Amazonocrinis nigriterrae gen. nov., sp. nov., Atlanticothrix silvestris gen. nov., sp. nov. and Dendronalium phyllosphericum gen. nov., sp. nov., nostocacean cyanobacteria from Brazilian environments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4811.

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Record number: 19499