Name: Okeanomitos Li et al. 2024

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. Ôkeanos, the sea, reflecting the marine habitat of the species; Gr. masc. n. mitos, meaning filament, referencing the filamentous nature of the cyanobacterium; N.L. masc. n. Okeanomitos, filament of the sea, pertaining to its morphology and habitat

Gender: masculine (stem: Okeanomit-)

Type species: Okeanomitos corallinicola Li et al. 2024

Valid publication: Li H, Li R, Kang J, Hii KS, Mohamed HF, Xu X, Luo Z. Okeanomitos corallinicola gen. and sp. nov. (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria), a new toxic marine heterocyte-forming Cyanobacterium from a coral reef. J Phycol 2024; 0:0.

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: Aphanizomenaceae corrig. Elenkin 1938

Assigned by: Li H, Li R, Kang J, Hii KS, Mohamed HF, Xu X, Luo Z. Okeanomitos corallinicola gen. and sp. nov. (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria), a new toxic marine heterocyte-forming Cyanobacterium from a coral reef. J Phycol 2024; 0:0.

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Record number: 50792
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