Name: Epigloeosphaera Komárková-Legnerová 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. epi-, situated on the surface; gloeo, mucilaginous; Gr. fem. n. sphaera, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Epigloeosphaera

Gender: feminine

Type species: Epigloeosphaera glebulenta (Zalessky 1926) Komárková-Legnerová 1991

Valid publication: Komárková-Legnerová J. Epigloeosphaera, a new cyanophyte genus from Nordic lakes. Algological Studies 1991; 62:7-12.

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: Synechococcaceae Komárek and Anagnostidis 1995

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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