Name: Elainella Jahodářová et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Elain.el’la. 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 (stem: Elainell-)

Type species: Elainella saxicola Jahodářová et al. 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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 (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: Oculatellaceae Mai and Johansen 2018

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: 6356
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