Name: Vermifilaceae Berthold et al. 2020

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Vermifilaceae, Named after the most often occurring taxa described within the family Vermifilaceae.

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Vermifilum Berthold et al. 2020

Valid publication: Berthold DE, Lefler F, Dail Laughinghouse H. Untangling filamentous marine cyanobacterial diversity from the coast of South Florida with the description of Vermifilaceae fam. nov. and three new genera: Leptochromothrix gen. nov., Ophiophycus gen. nov., and Vermifilum gen nov. Mol Phylogenet Evol 2020; 0:107010.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriales Schaffner 1922

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