Name: Planktothrix Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Planktothrix, a genus of cyanobacteria

Gender: feminine

Type species: Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont 1892) Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Anagnostidis K, Komárek J. Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes 3 - Oscillatoriales. Algological Studies 1988; 50-53:327-472.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 12

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

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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Record number: 6176