Name: Pinocchia Dvořák et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Pinocchia, The genus name refers to the elongated cells, especially to terminal cells. Pinocchio is a popular character from a fairy tale from Italy (by Carlo Collodi), who had longer nose when telling lies.

Gender: feminine

Type species: Pinocchia polymorpha Dvořák et al. 2015

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dvořák P, Jahodářová E, Hašler P, Gusev E, Poulíčková A. A new tropical cyanobacterium Pinocchia polymorpha gen. et sp. nov. derived from the genus Pseudanabaena. Fottea 2015; 15:113-120.

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: Pseudanabaenaceae Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988

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