Name: Cryptochroococcus Wang et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cryp.to.chro.o.coc.cus. Gr. masc. adj. kryptos, hidden; N.L. masc. n. chroococcus, genus Chroococcus; N.L. masc. n. Cryptochroococcus, a hidden subgenus of the genus Chroococcus

Gender: masculine (stem: Cryptochroococc-)

Type species: Cryptochroococcus tibeticus Wang et al. 2021

Valid publication: Wang Y, Jia N, Geng R, Yu G, Li R. Phylogenetic insights into chroococcus-like taxa (Chroococcales, Cyanobacteria), describing Cryptochroococcus tibeticus gen. nov. sp. nov. and Limnococcus fonticola sp. nov. from Qinghai-Tibet plateau. J Phycol 2021; 57:1739-1748.

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: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Chroococcaceae Rabenhorst 1863

Assigned by: Wang Y, Jia N, Geng R, Yu G, Li R. Phylogenetic insights into chroococcus-like taxa (Chroococcales, Cyanobacteria), describing Cryptochroococcus tibeticus gen. nov. sp. nov. and Limnococcus fonticola sp. nov. from Qinghai-Tibet plateau. J Phycol 2021; 57:1739-1748.

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Record number: 15162
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