Name: Toxifilum Zimba et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: fi’lum toxi, refers to the production of toxin (s); L. neut. n. filum, describes the filamentous arrangement of cells; N.L. neut. n. Toxifilum

Gender: neuter

Type species: Toxifilum mysidocida Zimba et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zimba PV, Huang IS, Foley JE, Linton EW. Identification of a new-to-science cyanobacterium, Toxifilum mysidocida gen. nov. & sp. nov. (Cyanobacteria, Cyanophyceae). J Phycol 2017; 53:188-197.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

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: Pseudanabaenaceae Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988

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