Name: Parenchymodiscus Green et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pa.ren.chy.mo.dis.cus. N.L. masc. n. Parenchymodiscus, From parenchyma, meaning poured in beside, and discus, meaning disc-shaped, referring to the parenchymatous packing of the cells all in a disc shape.

Gender: masculine

Type species: Parenchymodiscus endolithicus Green et al. 1988

Valid publication: Green JW, Knoll AH, Swett K. Microfossils from oolites and pisolites of the Upper Proterozoic Eleonore Bay Group, Central East Greenland. J Paleontol 1988; 62:835-852.

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: [Cyanophyceae, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 24031