Name: Rippkaea Johansen and Mareš 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’a. N.L. fem. n. Rippkaea, in honor of Rosmarie Rippka, a prominent cyanobacterial researcher who ushered in the period of using strains to study cyanobacteria

Gender: feminine (stem: Rippkae-)

Type species: Rippkaea orientalis Johansen and Mareš 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Mares J, Johansen JR, Hauer T, Zima JJ, Ventura S, Cuzman O, Tiribilli B, Kastovsky J. Taxonomic resolution of the genus Cyanothece (Chroococcales, Cyanobacteria), with a treatment on Gloeothece and three new genera, Crocosphaera, Rippkaea, and Zehria. J Phycol 2019; 55:578-610.

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

Parent taxon: Microcystaceae Elenkin 1933

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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Record number: 7973
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