Name: Dapis Engene et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. Dapis, From the Greek word Dapis (f) (dάpις) meaning “thin layer, ” referring to the typical matforming morphology

Gender: feminine (stem: Dapid-)

Type species: Dapis pleousa Engene et al. 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Engene N, Tronholm A, Paul VJ. Uncovering cryptic diversity of Lyngbya: the new tropical marine cyanobacterial genus Dapis (Oscillatoriales). J Phycol 2018; 54:435-446.

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: Microcoleaceae (Hansgirg 1892) Strunecký et al. 2013

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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