Nomenclatural type of the order Gloeobacterales Cavalier-Smith 2002.Publication:
Cavalier-Smith T. The neomuran origin of archaebacteria, the negibacterial root of the universal tree and bacterial megaclassification. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:7-76.
Nomenclatural type of the subclass "Gloeobacterophycidae" Hoffmann et al. 2005.Publication:
Hoffmann L, Komárek J, Kastovsky J. System of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacteria) - state in 2004. Algological Studies 2005; 117:95-115.
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.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Glocobacter"; "Groeobacter".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 1; ULC: 1; CCAP: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "GLBT" 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: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 3