Name: Oculatella Zammit et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Oculatella, means provided with a small eye; L. fem. adj. oculata, provided with an eye

Gender: feminine

Type species: Oculatella subterranea Zammit et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zammit G, Billi D, Albertano P. The subaerophytic cyanobacterium Oculatella subterranea (Oscillatoriales, Cyanophyceae) gen. et sp. nov.: a cytomorphological and molecular description. European Journal of Phycology 2012; 47:341-354.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Oculatellaceae Mai and Johansen 2018

Assigned by: Mai T, Johansen JR, Pietrasiak N, Bohunická M, Martin MP. Revision of the Synechococcales (Cyanobacteria) through recognition of four families including Oculatellaceae fam. nov. and Trichocoleaceae fam. nov. and six new genera containing 14 species. Phytotaxa 2018; 365:1-59.

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