Name: Sphinctosiphon West 1907

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Sphinctosiphon

Gender: masculine (stem: Sphinctosiphon-)

Type species: Sphinctosiphon polymorphus West 1907

Valid publication: West GS. Report on the freshwater algae, including phytoplankton of the Third Tanganyika Expedition, conducted by Dr. W.A. Cunnington 1904-1905. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 1907; 38:81-197.

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: 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: 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: 17898
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