Name: "Candidatus Paraprochloron" Chen et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Gr. pref. para-, beside, alongside of; N.L. neut. n. Prochloron, a bacterial generic name; N.L. neut. n. Paraprochloron, a genus adjacent to Prochloron

Gender: neuter

Type species: "Candidatus Paraprochloron terpiosi" Chen et al. 2021

Original publication: Chen YH, Chen HJ, Yang CY, Shiu JH, Hoh DZ, Chiang PW, Chow WS, Chen CA, Shih TH, Lin SH, et al. Prevalence, complete genome, and metabolic potentials of a phylogenetically novel cyanobacterial symbiont in the coral-killing sponge, Terpios hoshinota. Environ Microbiol 2021; 0:0.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: [Cyanophyceae, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 23086