Genus Chroococcus

Name: Chroococcus Nägeli 1849

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Chro.o.coc.cus. N.L. masc. n. coccus, grain; N.L. masc. n. Chroococcus, type genus of the order

Gender: masculine (stem: Chroococc-)

Type species: Chroococcus rufescens Nägeli 1849

Valid publication: Nägeli C. Gattungen einzelliger Algen, physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet. Neue Denkschriften der Allg. Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 1849; 10:1-139.

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: 59
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 68
Total number of child taxa: 72

Parent taxon: Chroococcaceae Rabenhorst 1863

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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Record number: 6369
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