Name: Halomicronema Abed et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ha.lo.mi.cro.ne’ma. Gr. gen. masc. n. [ἁλός] halos, salt; Gr. masc. adj. [μικρός] mikros, small; Gr. neut. n. [νῆμα] nêma, filament; N.L. neut. n. Halomicronema, salt-tolerant small filament

Gender: neuter

Type species: Halomicronema excentricum Abed et al. 2002

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Abed RM, Garcia-Pichel F, Hernandez-Marine M. Polyphasic characterization of benthic, moderately halophilic, moderately thermophilic cyanobacteria with very thin trichomes and the proposal of Halomicronema excentricum gen. nov., sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 2002; 177:361-370.

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: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 3

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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Record number: 519032