heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
The type genus of this family has alternatively been placed in the family Merismopediaceae Elenkin 1933.Publication:
Hoffmann L, Komárek J, Kaštovský J. System of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacteria) – state in 2004. Algol. Stud. 2005; 117:95-115.
The type genus of this family has alternatively been placed in the family Chroococcaceae Rabenhorst 1863.Publication:
Geitler L. Synoptische Darstellung der Cyanophyceen in morphologischer und systematischer Hinsicht. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 1925; 41:163-294.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Caclosphaeriaceae"; "Coelespbaeriaceae"; "Coelosplzaeriaceae".
According to Silva (1980) this taxon name is a synonym of Chroococcaceae.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: 5 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5 Total number of child taxa: 6