Name: Siphonophycus Schopf 1968

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Siphonophycus, With reference to algal affinities and tubular morphology. (botanical tradition treats gender of phycus as masculine)

Gender: masculine (stem: Siphonophyc-)

Type species: Siphonophycus kestron Schopf 1968

Valid publication: Schopf JW. Microflora of the Bitter Springs Formation, Late Precambrian, central Australia. J. Paleontol. 1968; 42:651-688.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 11

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Assigned by: Schopf JW. Microflora of the Bitter Springs Formation, Late Precambrian, Central Australia. Journal of Paleontology 1968; 42:651-688.

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Record number: 25554
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