Name: Prochlorothrix Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. protos, first, primordial; Gr. adj. chlôros, green; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair or thread; N.L. fem. n. Prochlorothrix, primordial green hair

Gender: feminine

Type species: Prochlorothrix hollandica Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Burger-Wiersma T, Stal LJ, Mur LR. Prochlorothrix hollandica gen. nov., sp. nov., a filamentous oxygenic photoautrotophic procaryote containing chlorophylls a and b: assignment to Prochlorotrichaceae fam. nov. and order Prochlorales Florenzano, Balloni, and Materassi 1986, with emendation of the ordinal description. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:250-257.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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