Name: Pinocchia Dvořák et al. 2015
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
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: 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 (Botanical Code)||correct name|
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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