Name: Leptoelongatus Chakraborty and Mukherjee 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Lep.to.e.lon.ga.tus. N.L. masc. n. Leptoelongatus, is derived from leptos Greek for ‘fine, thin’ and elongatus Latin for ‘elongated’ referring to the shape of the individual cells

Gender: masculine (stem: Leptoelongat-)

Type species: Leptoelongatus litoralis Chakraborty and Mukherjee 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Chakraborty S, Maruthanayagam V, Achari A, Pramanik A, Jaisankar P, Mukherjee J. Euryhalinema mangrovii gen. nov., sp. nov. and Leptoelongatus litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov. (Leptolyngbyaceae) isolated from an Indian mangrove forest. Phytotaxa 2019; 422:58-74.

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: 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: 8600
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