heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code), illegitimate name
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Skujaephyconema Burkhart 1959.Publication:
Burkhart NN. [Title pending]. Darwiniana 1959; 11:765.
According to Komarek and Golubic (1990) originally assigned to Cyanobacteria but probably belonging to Bacteria; "later homonym to Desmanthus Willdenow 1806 nom. cons.; synonym of Skujaephyconema Burkart, 1959".Publication:
Komarek J, Golubic S. Guide to the Nomenclature and formal taxonomic treatment of oxyphototroph prokaryotes (Cyanoprokaryotes). Unknown Publisher, Unknown City, 1990.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "DMTS" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
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: 2