Name: Eomicrocoleus Horodyski and Donaldson 1980

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: E.o.mi.cro.co.le.us. N.L. masc. n. Eomicrocoleus, With reference to its great age and morphologic similarity to the modern oscillatoriacean cyanophyte Microcoleus Desmazieres.

Gender: masculine (stem: Eomicrocole-)

Type species: Eomicrocoleus crassus Horodyski and Donaldson 1980

Valid publication: Horodyski RJ, Donaldson JA. Microfossils from the Middle Proterozoic Dismal Lakes Group, Arctic Canada. Precambrian Research 1980; 11:125-159.

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

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: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Assigned by: Horodyski RJ, Donaldson JA. Microfossils from the Middle Proterozoic Dismal Lakes Group, Arctic Canada. Precambrian Research 1980; 11:125-159.

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Record number: 35196
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