Name: Obconicophycus Schopf and Blacic 1971

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Obconicophycus, With reference to nearly conical apex of type species.

Gender: neuter (stem: Obconicophyc-)

Type species: Obconicophycus amadeus Schopf and Blacic 1971

Valid publication: Schopf JW, Blacic BM. New microorganisms from the Bitter Springs Formation (Late Precambrian) of the north-central Amadeus Basin, central Australia. Journal of Paleontology 1971; 45:925-960.

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: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Assigned by: Schopf JW, Blacic BM. New microorganisms from the Bitter Springs Formation (Late Precambrian) of the north-central Amadeus Basin, central Australia. Journal of Paleontology 1971; 45:925-960.

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Record number: 35197
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