Name: Neochroococcus Geng et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ne.o.chro.o.coc.cus. N.L. masc. n. Neochroococcus, The name of new genus was chosen because it was more closely related to Chroococcus ‘sensu stricto’ than to Eucapsis.

Gender: masculine (stem: Neochroococc-)

Type species: Neochroococcus gongqingensis Geng et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Geng R, Wang Y, Cai F, Zhang Y, Yang P, Dai G, Li R, Yu G. Neochroococcus gongqingensis gen. et sp. nov., a new member of coccoid cyanobacteria from a watercourse, Eastern China. Fottea 2021; 21:44-52.

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: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Chroococcaceae Rabenhorst 1863

Assigned by: Geng R, Wang Y, Cai F, Zhang Y, Yang P, Dai G, Li R, Yu G. Neochroococcus gongqingensis gen. et sp. nov., a new member of coccoid cyanobacteria from a watercourse, Eastern China. Fottea 2021; 21:44-52.

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Record number: 21480
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