Name: Elainella Jahodářová et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Elainella, The genus epithet is derived from Elaine, The Lady of the Lake, who lived in a castle that was beneath a lake surrounding island of Avalon. Elaine gave Arthur the magic sword Excalibur.

Gender: feminine

Type species: Elainella saxicola Jahodářová et al. 2018

Valid publication: Jahodářová E, Dvořák P, Hašler P, Holušová K, Poulíčková A. Elainella gen. nov.: a new tropical cyanobacterium characterized using a complex genomic approach. European Journal of Phycology 2018; 53:39-51.

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: Leptolyngbyaceae Komárek et al. 2014

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