Name: Limnospira Nowicka-Krawczyk et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Lim’no.spi.ra Gr. Limni, lake, lagoon (λίμνη); Gr. fem. n. speîra, spiral (σπείρα); N.L. fem. n. Limnospira, the generic name refers to the morphology of trichomes and typical habitat, i.e. lakes

Gender: feminine

Type species: Limnospira fusiformis Nowicka-Krawczyk et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Nowicka-Krawczyk P, Muhlsteinova R, Hauer T. Detailed characterization of the Arthrospira type species separating commercially grown taxa into the new genus Limnospira (Cyanobacteria). Sci Rep 2019; 9:694.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

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: 2

Parent taxon: Microcoleaceae Komárek et al. 2014

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