Name: Leptothoe Konstantinou and Gkelis 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Leptothoe, The genus name Leptothoe is made up of the Greek words kepsός (leptos)-thin and Θόg (Thoe)-one of the 50 Nereids, daughters of Nereus, sea nymphs of Greek mythology particularly associated with the Aegean Sea

Gender: feminine

Type species: Leptothoe sithoniana Konstantinou and Gkelis 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Konstantinou D, Voultsiadou E, Panteris E, Zervou SK, Hiskia A, Gkelis S. Leptothoe, a new genus of marine cyanobacteria (Synechococcales) and three new species associated with sponges from the Aegean Sea. J Phycol 2019; 55:882-897.

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

Parent taxon: Leptolyngbyaceae Komárek et al. 2014

Assigned by: Konstantinou D, Voultsiadou E, Panteris E, Zervou SK, Hiskia A, Gkelis S. Leptothoe, a new genus of marine cyanobacteria (Synechococcales) and three new species associated with sponges from the Aegean Sea. J Phycol 2019; 55:882-897.

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Record number: 6518