Name: Reptodigitus Casamatta et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: repto, creeping; digitus, fingers; Reptodigitus, named based on growth pattern, trichomes grow away from the colony and onto host plant in a creeping or snaking pattern

Type species: Reptodigitus chapmanii Casamatta et al. 2020

Valid publication: Casamatta DA, Villanueva CD, Garvey AD, Stocks HS, Vaccarino M, Dvorak P, Hasler P, Johansen JR. Reptodigitus Chapmanii (Nostocales, Hapalosiphonaceae) Gen. Nov.: A Unique Nostocalean (Cyanobacteria) Genus Based on a Polyphasic Approach(1). J Phycol 2020; 56:425-436.

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: [Hapalosiphonaceae]

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Record number: 8082