Name: Myxacorys Pietrasiak and Johansen 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. Myxo, relating to mucilage; Gr. fem. n. korys, helmet―referring to the slimy cap at the tips of the filaments; N.L. fem. n. Myxacorys

Gender: feminine

Type species: Myxacorys chilensis Pietrasiak and Johansen 2019

Valid publication: Pietrasiak N, Osorio-Santos K, Shalygin S, Martin MP, Johansen JR. When Is A Lineage A Species? A Case Study In Myxacorys gen. nov. (Synechococcales: Cyanobacteria) With The Description of Two New Species From The Americas. J Phycol 2019; 55:976-996.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

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: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Leptolyngbyaceae Komárek et al. 2014

Assigned by: Pietrasiak N, Osorio-Santos K, Shalygin S, Martin MP, Johansen JR. When Is A Lineage A Species? A Case Study In Myxacorys gen. nov. (Synechococcales: Cyanobacteria) With The Description of Two New Species From The Americas. J Phycol 2019; 55:976-996.

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