heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the class "Cyanobacteria".Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
Geitler (1925) assigned this genus to the family Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898.Publication:
Geitler L. Synoptische Darstellung der Cyanophyceen in morphologischer und systematischer Hinsicht. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 1925; 41:163-294.
Hoffmann et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Phormidiaceae Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988.Publication:
Hoffmann L, Komárek J, Kaštovský J. System of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacteria) – state in 2004. Algol. Stud. 2005; 117:95-115.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Hymploca"; "Stmploca"; "Syitiploca"; "Symplaca"; "Symplcca"; "Sympleca"; "Symplnca"; "Symplocn"; "Symploea"; "Symplooa"; "Symploza"; "Sympoloca"; "Syrnploca".
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "SMPL" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 4