Friedmann I. Geitlerea calcarea n. gen. et n. sp. A new atmophytic lime-incrusting blue-green alga. Botaniska Notiser 1955; 108:439-445.
validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
Nomenclatural type of the family Geitleriaceae Kilgore and Johansen 2018.Publication:
Kilgore C, Johansen JR, Mai T, Hauer T, Casamatta DA, Sheil CA. Molecular characterization of Geitleria appalachiana sp. nov. (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria) and formation of Geitleriaceae fam. nov. Fottea 2018; 18:150-163.
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the class "Cyanobacteria".Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
Hoffmann et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Loriellaceae Geitler 1925.Publication:
Hoffmann L, Komárek J, Kaštovský J. System of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacteria) – state in 2004. Algol. Stud. 2005; 117:95-115.
Strunecky et al. (2023) assigned this genus to the family Geitleriaceae Kilgore and Johansen 2018.Publication:
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.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Geilteria"; "Geitlera"; "Geitlerea"; "Geitloria"; "Oeitleria".
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "GITL" 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: 3 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 3