Lauterborn R. Zur Kenntnis einiger sapropelischer Schizomyceten. Allgemeine Botanische Zeitschrift 1913; 19:97-100.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
Breed et al. (1957) assigned this genus to the family "Chlorobacteriaceae" Geitler and Pascher 1925.Publication:
Parker CD. Genus V. Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 83-88.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Pelodicpon"; "Pewdictyon".
According to Komarek and Golubic (1990) originally assigned to Cyanobacteria but probably belonging to Bacteria.Publication:
Komarek J, Golubic S. Guide to the Nomenclature and formal taxonomic treatment of oxyphototroph prokaryotes (Cyanoprokaryotes). Unknown Publisher, Unknown City, 1990.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 4