Name: Sodaleptolyngbya Cellamare et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Sodaleptolyngbya, the name of the genus refers to the alkaline-saline habitat where this cyanobacterium was found (a soda lake) and to the morphological similarity to members of the genus Leptolyngbya

Gender: feminine (stem: Sodaleptolyngby-)

Type species: Sodaleptolyngbya stromatolitii Cellamare et al. 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Cellamare M, Duval C, Drelin Y, Djediat C, Touibi N, Agogue H, Leboulanger C, Ader M, Bernard C. Characterization of phototrophic microorganisms and description of new cyanobacteria isolated from the saline-alkaline crater-lake Dziani Dzaha (Mayotte, Indian Ocean). FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2018; 94:1-25.

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: Oculatellaceae Mai and Johansen 2018

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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