Name: Calothrix Agardh ex Bornet and Flahault 1886

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Calothrix, a cyanobacterial genus

Gender: feminine

Type species: Calothrix confervicola Agardh ex Bornet and Flahault 1886

Valid publication: Bornet É, Flahault C. Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième série 1886; 3:323-381.

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: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 13
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Calotrichaceae Cooke 1890

Assigned by: Saraf A, Suradkar A, Dawda HG, Gaysina LA, Gabidullin Y, Kumat A, Behere I, Kotulkar M, Batule P, Singh P. Phylogenetic complexities of the members of Rivulariaceae with the re-creation of the family Calotrichaceae and description of Dulcicalothrix necridiiformans gen nov., sp nov., and reclassification of Calothrix desertica. FEMS Microbiol Lett 2019; 366:0.

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Record number: 6412