Name: Planktothrix tepida Gaget et al. 2015

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: te.pi’da. L. fem. adj. tepida, moderately warm, lukewarm, tepid, referring to the higher temperature tolerance of this strain compared to more common members of the genus Planktothrix

Gender: feminine

Type strain: NIES 2870; PCC 9214

16S rRNA gene: GQ351566 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Gaget V, Welker M, Rippka R, de Marsac NT. A polyphasic approach leading to the revision of the genus Planktothrix (Cyanobacteria) and its type species, P. agardhii, and proposal for integrating the emended valid botanical taxa, as well as three new species, Planktothrix paucivesiculata sp. nov.ICNP, Planktothrix tepida sp. nov.ICNP, and Planktothrix serta sp. nov.ICNP, as genus and species names with nomenclatural standing under the ICNP. Syst Appl Microbiol 2015; 38:141-158.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Planktothrix Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988

Assigned by: Gaget V, Welker M, Rippka R, de Marsac NT. A polyphasic approach leading to the revision of the genus Planktothrix (Cyanobacteria) and its type species, P. agardhii, and proposal for integrating the emended valid botanical taxa, as well as three new species, Planktothrix paucivesiculata sp. nov.ICNP, Planktothrix tepida sp. nov.ICNP, and Planktothrix serta sp. nov.ICNP, as genus and species names with nomenclatural standing under the ICNP. Syst Appl Microbiol 2015; 38:141-158.

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Record number: 6671
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