Name: Perforafilum Zimba et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. filum, thread; N.L. neut. n. Perforafilum

Gender: neuter (stem: Perforafil-)

Type species: Perforafilum tunnellii corrig. Zimba et al. 2021

Valid publication: Zimba PV, Shalygin S, Huang I-S, Momčilović M, Abdulla H. A new boring toxin producer – Perforafilum tunnelli gen. & sp. nov. (Oscillatoriales, Cyanobacteria) isolated from Laguna Madre, Texas, USA. Phycologia 2021; 60:10-24.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 2

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Assigned by: Strunecky O, Ivanova AP, Mares J. An updated classification of cyanobacterial orders and families based on phylogenomic and polyphasic analysis. J Phycol 2023; 59:12-51.

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Record number: 3014
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