Name: Metis Konstantinou and Gkelis 2021
Proposed as: gen. nov.
Gr. fem. n. Mêtis, Greek Μῆτις, a Titaness in ancient Greek mythology, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, first wife of Zeus
Metis fasciculata Konstantinou and Gkelis 2021
16S rRNA gene:
Konstantinou D, Voultsiadou E, Panteris E, Gkelis S. Revealing new sponge-associated cyanobacterial diversity: Novel genera and species. Mol Phylogenet Evol 2021; 155:106991.
validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
The authority of the taxon name (Konstantinou and Gkelis) deliberately differs from the authors of the publication (Konstantinou et al.).
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
Oculatellaceae Mai and Johansen 2018
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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