Name: Thermoleptolyngbya Sciuto and Moro 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Thermoleptolyngbya, refers to the fact that members of this new cryptic genus are generally found in thermal environments and that the genus was separated from Leptolyngbya sensu stricto

Gender: feminine (stem: Thermoleptolyngby-)

Type species: Thermoleptolyngbya albertanoae Sciuto and Moro 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sciuto K, Moro I. Detection of the new cosmopolitan genus Thermoleptolyngbya (Cyanobacteria, Leptolyngbyaceae) using the 16S rRNA gene and 16S-23S ITS region. Mol Phylogenet Evol 2016; 105:15-35.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

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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Record number: 6298
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