Name: Capillus Caires et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Capillus, Reference to the macroscopic aspect of the thallus, which has a hair-clusters-like shape.

Gender: masculine

Type species: Capillus salinus Caires et al. 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Caires TA, Lyra GM, Hentschke GS, da Silva AMS, de Araújo VL, Sant'Anna CL, Nunes JMC. Polyphasic delimitation of a filamentous marine genus, Capillus gen. nov. (Cyanobacteria, Oscillatoriaceae) with the description of two Brazilian species. Algae 2018; 33:291-304.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: [Oscillatoriaceae]

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Record number: 6317