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)
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.
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.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Oscillatoria Vaucher ex Gomont 1892.Publication:
Lund JWG. Contributions to our knowledge of British algae. XIV. Three new species from the English Lake District. Hydrobiologia 1955; 7:219-228.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 3