Genus Toxopsis

Name: Toxopsis Lamprinou et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Tox.op’sis Gr. neut. n. [τόξον] toxon, a bow; Gr. suff. -opsis, looking like; N.L. fem. n. Toxopsis, looking like a bow (something)

Gender: feminine

Type species: Toxopsis calypsus Lamprinou et al. 2012

Valid publication: Lamprinou V, Skaraki K, Kotoulas G, Economou-Amilli A, Pantazidou A. Toxopsis calypsus gen. nov., sp. nov. (Cyanobacteria, Nostocales) from cave 'Francthi', Peloponnese, Greece: a morphological and molecular evaluation. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2870-2877.

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: Godleyaceae Hauer et al. 2014

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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