Name: Eucapsis Clements and Shantz 1909

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. eu-, beautiful; capsis, a small box, referring to the cubical colony; N.L. fem. n. Eucapsis

Gender: feminine

Type species: Eucapsis alpina Clements and Shantz 1909

Valid publication: Clements FE, Shantz HL. A new genus of blue-green algae. Minnesota Botanical Studies 1909; 4:133-135.

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: Merismopediaceae Elenkin 1933

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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Record number: 6330