Name: "Rheamaris" Walter et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rhea.mar’is. N.L. neut. n. Rheamaris, Referring to Rhea, the fertile Greek goddess, mother of some of the most well-known Greek gods and goddesses, yet she is often forgotten, fertile goddess of seawater [incorrectly formed: ends in genitive]; L. gen. neut. n. maris, of the sea, marine

Gender: neuter (stem: Rheamar-)

Type species: "Rheamaris confervoides" (Agardh ex Gomont 1892) Walter et al. 2017

Original publication: Walter JM, Coutinho FH, Dutilh BE, Swings J, Thompson FL, Thompson CC. Ecogenomics and Taxonomy of Cyanobacteria Phylum. Front Microbiol 2017; 8:2132.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym (and no standing)

Correct name: Lyngbya Agardh ex Gomont 1892


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Assigned by: Caires TA, Lyra GM, Hentschke GS, da Silva AMS, de Araújo VL, Sant'Anna CL, Nunes JMC. Polyphasic delimitation of a filamentous marine genus, Capillus gen. nov. (Cyanobacteria, Oscillatoriaceae) with the description of two Brazilian species. Algae 2018; 33:291-304.

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Record number: 26818
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