Anagnostidis K, Komárek J. Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes 3 - Oscillatoriales. Algological Studies 1988; 50-53:327-472.
validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
Hoffmann et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Pseudanabaenaceae Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988.Publication:
Hoffmann L, Komárek J, Kaštovský J. System of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacteria) – state in 2004. Algol. Stud. 2005; 117:95-115.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Lyngbya Agardh ex Gomont 1892.Publication:
West W. Algae of the English Lake District. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society London 1892; 1892:713-748.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Pianktolyngbya"; "Planktobingbya"; "Planktobmgbya"; "Planktolvngbya"; "Planktolynghya"; "Planktolyughya"; "Planldolyngbya"; "Plaunktolyngbya".
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1