Genus Pinocchia

Name: Pinocchia Dvořák et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pi.nocch’i.a. 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 (stem: Pinocchi-)

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 (Botanical Code)

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Trichocoleaceae Mai and Johansen 2018

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: 6206
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