Name: Cephalothrix Malone et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ce.pha’lo.thrix. Gr. fem. n. kephalê, head; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair; N.L. fem. n. Cephalothrix, hair-like capitate organism

Gender: feminine (stem: Cephalotrich-)

Type species: Cephalothrix komarekiana Malone et al. 2015

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: da Silva Malone CF, Rigonato J, Laughinghouse HD, Schmidt EC, Bouzon ZL, Wilmotte A, Fiore MF, Sant'Anna CL. Cephalothrix gen. nov. (Cyanobacteria): towards an intraspecific phylogenetic evaluation by multilocus analyses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2993-3007.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Aerosakkonemataceae Strunecký and Mareš 2023

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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