Name: Oscillatoriopsis Schopf 1968

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Oscillatoriopsis, With reference to morphological similarity to modern algae of the genus Oscillatoria Vaucher.

Gender: feminine (stem: Oscillatoriopsid-)

Valid publication: Schopf JW. Microflora of the Bitter Springs formation, late Precambrian, central Australia. J. Paleontol. 1968; 42:651-688.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Assigned by: Schopf JW. Microflora of the Bitter Springs formation, late Precambrian, central Australia. J. Paleontol. 1968; 42:651-688.

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Record number: 19249
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