Name: Moorea Engene et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Mo.o.re’a. N.L. fem. n. Moorea, in memory of Professor Richard E. Moore

Gender: feminine

Type species: Moorea producens Engene et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Engene N, Rottacker EC, Kastovsky J, Byrum T, Choi H, Ellisman MH, Komarek J, Gerwick WH. Moorea producens gen. nov., sp. nov. and Moorea bouillonii comb. nov., tropical marine cyanobacteria rich in bioactive secondary metabolites. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1171-1178.

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

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: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

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: 521860