heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code), conserved name
Hansgirg (1892) assigned the genus Microcoleus Desmazières ex Gomont 1892 to this family.Publication:
Hansgirg A. Nova addenda in Synopsin generum subgenerumque Myxophycearum (Wallroth 1833), Stizenberger 1860. Nuova Notarisia 1892; 3:1-3.
The type genus of this family has been placed in the family Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898.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.
Lyngbyaceae 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 subfam. Homocysteae tribus Lyngbyeae Gomont (1892, p. 290). See also the comment on Oscillatoriaceae.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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