Name: "Moorea" Engene et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

Gender: feminine (stem: Moore-)

Type species: "Moorea producens" Engene et al. 2012

Original 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: not validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym (and no standing)

Correct name: Moorena Engene and Tronholm 2019


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Coleofasciculaceae Komárek et al. 2014

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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