heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
The type genus of this family has been placed in the family Nostocaceae Eichler 1886.Publication:
Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.
The type genus of this family has alternatively been placed in the family Pseudonostocaceae Elenkin 1949.Publication:
Elenkin AA. Monographia algarum Cyanophycearum aquidulcium et terrestrium in finibus URSS inventarum, Pars specialis (Systematica), Fasc. II. III. Hormogoneae (Geitl.) Elenk. Sumptibus Academiae Scientarum URSS, Mosqua & Leningrad, 1949.
The type genus of this family has alternatively been placed in the family Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898.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: "Isoitaceae".
Isocystaceae is the correct name if this family is regarded as a separate family (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another family whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
According to Silva (1980) based on Hormogoneae tribe Isocysteae Borzì (in Bornet et Flahault, 1886c, p. 261). See also the comment on Nostocaceae.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.
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