Name: Macrochaete Berrendero Gómez et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Macrochaete, "macro" from Greek "large" and "chaete" meaning hair, referring to the elongated colorless hair

Type species: Macrochaete psychrophila Berrendero-Gomez et al. 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Berrendero Gomez E, Johansen JR, Kastovsky J, Bohunicka M, Capkova K. Macrochaete gen. nov. (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria), a taxon morphologically and molecularly distinct from Calothrix. J Phycol 2016; 52:638-655.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: [Rivulariaceae]

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