Name: Ophiothrix Sant'Anna et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair; N.L. fem. n. Ophiothrix

Gender: feminine (stem: Ophiotrich-)

Type species: Ophiothrix epidendron Sant'Anna et al. 2010

Valid publication: Sant'Anna CL, Azevedo TMP, Kaštovský J, Komárek J. Two form-genera of aerophytic heterocytous cyanobacteria from Brasilian rainy forest 'Mata Atlântica. Fottea 2010; 10:217-228.

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

Taxonomic status: in need of a replacement


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Scytonemataceae Frank 1886

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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Record number: 6294
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