Name: Neolyngbya Caires et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Neolyngbya, reference to the previous placement of the group under the genus Lyngbya

Gender: feminine (stem: Neolyngby-)

Type species: Neolyngbya marisbrasilis Caires et al. 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Caires TA, de Mattos Lyra G, Hentschke GS, de Gusmao Pedrini A, Sant'Anna CL, de Castro Nunes JM. Neolyngbya gen. nov. (Cyanobacteria, Oscillatoriaceae): A new filamentous benthic marine taxon widely distributed along the Brazilian coast. Mol Phylogenet Evol 2018; 120:196-211.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Microcoleaceae (Hansgirg 1892) Struneck√Ĺ et al. 2013

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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