Name: Caldora Engene et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Caldora, From the Latin word caldor, meaning “heat, warmth” referring to the pantropical distribution of the genus

Type species: Caldora penicillata (Gomont 1892) Engene et al. 2015

Valid publication: Engene N, Tronholm A, Salvador-Reyes LA, Luesch H, Paul VJ. Caldora penicillata gen. nov., comb. nov. (cyanobacteria), a pantropical marine species with biomedical relevance. J Phycol 2015; 51:670-681.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: [Oscillatoriaceae]

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Record number: 6211