Name: Prochloraceae (ex Lewin 1977) Florenzano et al. 1986

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Prochloron, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Prochloraceae, the Prochloron family

Type genus: Prochloron (ex Lewin 1977) Florenzano et al. 1986

Valid publication: Florenzano G, Balloni W, Materassi R. Nomenclature of Prochloron didemni (Lewin 1977) sp. nov., nom. rev., Prochloron (Lewin 1976) gen. nov., nom. rev., Prochloraceae fam. nov., Prochlorales ord. nov., nom. rev. in the class Photobacteria Gibbons and Murray 1978. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:351-353.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: "Synechococcales" Hoffmann et al. 2005

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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