Type species: Leptodesmis paradoxa Raabová et al. 2019
Valid publication: Raabová L, Kováčik L, Elster J, Strunecký O. Review of the genus Phormidesmis (Cyanobacteria) based on environmental, morphological, and molecular data with description of a new genus Leptodesmis. Phytotaxa 2019; 395:1-16.
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. 2014