Name: Lithomyxa Howe 1932

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. myxa, slime; N.L. fem. n. Lithomyxa

Gender: feminine (stem: Lithomyx-)

Type species: Lithomyxa calcigena Howe 1932

Valid publication: Howe MA. The geologic importance of the lime secreting algae. Professional Papers. United States Geological Survey 1932; 170:57-64.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


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

Parent taxon: Synechococcaceae Komárek and Anagnostidis 1995

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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Record number: 6246
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