Name: "Candidatus Cyanaurora" corrig. Grettenberger et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Cy.an.au.ro’ra. Gr. masc. adj. kyaneos, blue; L. fem. n. Aurora, the goddess of the dawn in Roman mythology; N.L. fem. n. Cyanaurora, a cyanobacterium inhabiting high latitude locations with low light

Gender: feminine (stem: Cyanauror-)

Type species: "Candidatus Cyanaurora vandensis" corrig. Grettenberger et al. 2020

Original publication: Grettenberger CL, Sumner DY, Wall K, Brown CT, Eisen JA, Mackey TJ, Hawes I, Jospin G, Jungblut AD. A phylogenetically novel cyanobacterium most closely related to Gloeobacter. ISME J 2020; 14:2142-2152.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 3. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5186.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: [Cyanophyceae, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 28541
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