heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Desmanthos Skuja 1956.Publication:
Skuja H. Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis ser. 4 1956; 16:404.
Skujaephyconema is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
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: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1