Name: Phyllonema Alvarenga et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Phyl.lo.ne’ma Gr. neut. n. phyllon, leaf; Gr. neut. n. nema, thread; N.L. neut. n. Phyllonema, a thread from a leaf, reference to the typical habitat of this filamentous cyanobacterium

Type species: Phyllonema aviceniicola Alvarenga et al. 2016

Valid publication: Oliveira Alvarenga D, Rigonato J, Henrique Zanini Branco L, Soares Melo I, Fatima Fiore M. Phyllonema aviceniicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and Foliisarcina bertiogensis gen. nov., sp. nov., epiphyllic cyanobacteria associated with Avicennia schaueriana leaves. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:689-700.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1916-1919.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants

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: Rivulariaceae Bornet and Flahault 1886

Assigned by: Oliveira Alvarenga D, Rigonato J, Henrique Zanini Branco L, Soares Melo I, Fatima Fiore M. Phyllonema aviceniicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and Foliisarcina bertiogensis gen. nov., sp. nov., epiphyllic cyanobacteria associated with Avicennia schaueriana leaves. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:689-700.

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