Name: Myxococcoides Schopf 1968

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: My.xo.cocc.o.i.des. N.L. fem. n. Myxococcoides, With reference to cell shape and presence of originally mucilagenous organic matrix.

Gender: feminine (stem: Myxococcoid-)

Type species: Myxococcoides minor Schopf 1968

Valid publication: Schopf JW. Microflora of the Bitter Springs Formation, Late Precambrian, central Australia. J. Paleontol. 1968; 42:651-688.

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: 18
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 18
Total number of child taxa: 21

Parent taxon: Chroococcaceae Rabenhorst 1863

Assigned by: Schopf JW. Microflora of the Bitter Springs Formation, Late Precambrian, Central Australia. Journal of Paleontology 1968; 42:651-688.

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Record number: 33147
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