Name: Pelodictyon Lauterborn 1913 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. pelos, dark-coloured, dusky, ash-coloured; Gr. neut. n. diktuon, a net; N.L. neut. n. Pelodictyon, dark-coloured net

Type species: Pelodictyon clathratiforme (Szafer 1911) Lauterborn 1913 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Lauterborn R. Zur Kenntnis einiger sapropelischer Schizomyceten. Allgemeine Botanische Zeitschrift 1913; 19:97-100.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Chlorobium Nadson 1906 (Approved Lists 1980)


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Chlorobiaceae Copeland 1956 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Copeland HF. The classification of lower organisms. Pacific Books, Palo Alto, California, 1956.

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