Name: Metis Konstantinou and Gkelis 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. Mêtis, Greek Μῆτις, a Titaness in ancient Greek mythology, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, first wife of Zeus

Gender: feminine

Type species: Metis fasciculata Konstantinou and Gkelis 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Konstantinou D, Voultsiadou E, Panteris E, Gkelis S. Revealing new sponge-associated cyanobacterial diversity: Novel genera and species. Mol Phylogenet Evol 2021; 155:106991.

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: Oculatellaceae Mai and Johansen 2018

Assigned by: 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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Record number: 37518
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