Name: Cyanomargarita Shalygin et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Cyanomargarita, named for the pearl-like appearance of blue-green colonies growing on mosses; L. masc. adj. cyaneus, greenish-blue; L. fem. n. margarita, pearl

Gender: feminine (stem: Cyanomargarit-)

Type species: Cyanomargarita melechinii Shalygin et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Shalygin S, Shalygina R, Johansen JR, Pietrasiak N, Berrendero Gomez E, Bohunicka M, Mares J, Sheil CA. Cyanomargarita gen. nov. (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria): convergent evolution resulting in a cryptic genus. J Phycol 2017; 53:762-777.

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

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: Aphanizomenaceae corrig. Elenkin 1938

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: 6300
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