Name: Leptophycus Johnson 1940

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Leptophycus, Gr. leptos, slender (botanical tradition treats gender of phycus as masculine); Gr. neut. n. phŷkos, sea plant

Gender: masculine (stem: Leptophyc-)

Type species: Leptophycus gracilis Johnson 1940

Valid publication: Johnson JH. Lime-secreting algae and algal limestones from the Pennsylvanian of central Colorado. Geological Society of America Bulletin 1940; 51:571-595.

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

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Cyanoleptophycus Molinari and Guiry 2021


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: [Cyanophyceae, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 40285
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