Name: Lightfootiella Hašler et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Light.foot.i.el’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Lightfootiella, the generic name was used in honour to John Lightfoot (1735-1788), famous botanist and collector of type material

Gender: feminine (stem: Lightfootiell-)

Type species: Lightfootiella montana (Lightfoot 1777) Hašler et al. 2018

Valid publication: Hašler P, Pentecost A, Jahodářová E, Dvořák P, Poulíčková A. Taxonomic revision of Ulva montana (Lightfoot 1777) and description of a new genus of Lightfootiella (Cyanophyceae, Chroococcaceae). Phytotaxa 2018; 362:173-186.

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

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Sorospora Hassall 1845


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Chroococcidiopsidaceae Geitler ex Büdel et al. 2012

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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