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

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Leptolyngbyaceae Komárek et al. 2014

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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