Name: Westiellopsis Janet 1941

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. opsis, appearance; N.L. fem. n. Westiellopsis, a cyanobacterial genus

Gender: feminine (stem: Westiellopsid-)

Type species: Westiellopsis prolifica Janet 1941

Valid publication: Janet M. Westiellopsis prolifica, gen. et sp. nov., a new member of the Stigonemataceae. Annals of Botany 1941; 5:167-170.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


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

Parent taxon: Hapalosiphonaceae Elenkin 1916

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: 6439
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