Name: Haloleptolyngbya Dadheech et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Haloleptolyngbya, the name of the genus refers to the saline habitat of the cyanobacterium and to the morphological similarity to members of the genus Leptolyngbya

Gender: feminine (stem: Haloleptolyngby-)

Type species: Haloleptolyngbya alcalis Dadheech et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dadheech PK, Mahmoud H, Kotut K, Krienitz L. Haloleptolyngbya alcalis gen. et sp. nov., a new filamentous cyanobacterium from the soda lake Nakuru, Kenya. Hydrobiologia 2012; 691:269-283.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Nodosilineaceae Strunecký and Mareš 2023

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: 6195
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