Name: Eosynechococcus Hofmann 1976

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: E.o.sy.ne.cho.coc.cus. N.L. masc. n. Eosynechococcus, With reference to its great age and morphological resemblance to cells of the modern genus Synechococcus.

Gender: masculine (stem: Eosynechococc-)

Type species: Eosynechococcus moorei Hofmann 1976

Valid publication: Hofmann HJ. Precambrian Microflora, Belcher Islands, Canada: Significance and Systematics. Journal of Paleontology 1976; 50:1040-1073.

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: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Chroococcaceae Rabenhorst 1863

Assigned by: Hofmann HJ. Precambrian Microflora, Belcher Islands, Canada: Significance and Systematics. Journal of Paleontology 1976; 50:1040-1073.

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Record number: 38462
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