Name: Microcystaceae Elenkin 1933

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Microcystaceae, the Microcystis family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Microcystis Kützing ex Lemmermann 1907

Valid publication: Elenkin AA. O sistematicheskom podrazdenii poryadka Chroococcales Geitler (1925). Trudy Botanicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR, Ser. 2, Sporovye Rasteniya 1933; 1:17-21.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 20
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 22
Total number of child taxa: 23

Parent taxon: Chroococcales Schaffner 1922

Assigned by: Strunecky O, Ivanova AP, Mares J. An updated classification of cyanobacterial orders and families based on phylogenomic and polyphasic analysis. J Phycol 2023; 59:12-51.

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Record number: 6107
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