Name: Cyanonephron Hickel 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. cyaneus, blue; from Gr. masc. n. kyanos, blue; Gr. masc. n. nephros, kidney; N.L. masc. n. Cyanonephron, named with reference to the kidney-shaped cells

Gender: masculine (stem: Cyanonephr-)

Type species: Cyanonephron styloides Hickel 1985

Valid publication: Hickel B. Cyanonephron styloides gen. et sp. nov., a new chroococcal blue-green alga (Cyanophyta) from a brackish lake. Algological Studies 1985; 38/38:99-104.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Microcystaceae Elenkin 1933

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: 6239
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