Schiller J. Über Cyanophyceen aus kleinen künstlichen Wasserbecken und aus dem Ruster Kanal aus Neusiedler Sees. Österr. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Sitzungsber., Abt. I 1954; 163:109-139.
validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
The type genus of this family has alternatively been placed in the family "Cymatolegaceae".Publication:
Strunecký O, Ivanova AP, Mareš J. An updated classification of cyanobacterial orders and families based on phylogenomic and polyphasic analysis. Journal of Phycology 2023; 0:0.
The type genus of this family has alternatively been placed in the family "Synechococcaceae".Publication:
Komárek J, Anagnostidis K. Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes, 2 - Chroococcales. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie 1986; 43:157-226.
Silva (1980) remarks that in the Index Nominum Genericorum, Alternantia was assigned to Cyanophyceae/Bacteria without family placement.Publication:
Silva PC. Names of classes and families of living algae with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema, Utrecht, 1980.
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