Name: Moorena Tronholm and Engene 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Moorena, in memory of the eminent natural products chemist Professor Richard E. Moore (1933- 2007), the name is feminine and is formed entirely in accordance with Art. 20.1 (Shenzhen Code; Turland et al. 2018) by addition of the arbitrary suffix “-na”

Valid publication: Tronholm A, Engene N. Moorena gen. nov., a valid name for "Moorea Engene & al." nom. inval. (Oscillatoriaceae, Cyanobacteria). Notulae Algarum 2019; 122:1-2.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: [Oscillatoriaceae]

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Record number: 17214