Name: Pelatocladus Johansen and Vaccarino 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. Pelato, coming closer, neighbor; Gr. cladus, branches; Pelatocladus, named for the many densely spaced, unilateral branches

Type species: Pelatocladus maniniholoensis Johansen and Vaccarino 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Miscoe LH, Johansen JR, Vaccarino MA, Pietrasiak N, Sherwood AR. The diatom flora and cyobacteria from caves on Kauai, Hawaii. II. Novel cyanobacteria from caves on Kauai, Hawaii. Bibliotheca Phycologica 2016; 120:75-152.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

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: Nostocaceae Eichler 1886

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