Name: Sphaerastrum Kützing 1837

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Sphaerastrum

Gender: neuter (stem: Sphaerastr-)

Type species: Sphaerastrum cuneatum Kützing 1837

Valid publication: Meneghini G. Conspectus algologiae Euganeae. Comentarii di Medicina Opera Periodica di G.F. Spongia 1837; 4:324.

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: Merismopediaceae Elenkin 1933

Assigned by: Komarek J, Golubic S. Guide to the Nomenclature and formal taxonomic treatment of oxyphototroph prokaryotes (Cyanoprokaryotes). Unknown Publisher, Unknown City, 1990.

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Record number: 19708
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