Name: Cyanonephron Hickel 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cyaneus, from kyanos (Greek), blue; nephros, kidney. Named with reference to the kidney-shaped cells, (Greek)

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

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: Synechococcaceae Komárek and Anagnostidis 1995

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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