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 (stem: Limnospir-)

Type species: Limnospira fusiformis (Woronichin 1934) 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 (Botanical Code)

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 4

Parent taxon: Sirenicapillariaceae Berthold et al. 2022

Assigned by: Berthold DE, Lefler FW, Laughinghouse HD. Recognizing novel cyanobacterial diversity in marine benthic mats, with the description of Sirenicapillariaceae fam. nov., two new genera, Sirenicapillaria gen. nov. and Tigrinifilum gen. nov., and seven new species. Phycologia 2022; 0:1-20.

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Record number: 6287
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