Etymology: Ko.va.cik’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Kovacikia, Named in honor of Lubomir Kovaćik, who has studied aerial cyanobacteria and the Leptolyngbyaceae for decades, and is a dear friend and valued associate.
Type species: Kovacikia muscicola Miscoe et al. 2016
Valid publication: Miscoe LH, Johansen JR, Vaccarino MA, Pietrasiak N, Sherwood AR. The diatom flora and cyobacteria from caves on Kauai, Hawaii. II. Novel cyanobacteria from caves on Kauai, Hawaii. Bibliotheca Phycologica 2016; 120:75-152.
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: 2
Parent taxon: Leptolyngbyaceae Komárek et al. 2014Record number: 6284