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.
Type species: Pinocchia polymorpha Dvořák et al. 2015
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.
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Pinocchia polymorpha Dvořák et al. 2015||validly published under the ICN||correct name|
Parent taxon: Pseudanabaenaceae Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988