Cy.a.no.bac.te.ri.o’ta. N.L. neut. n.Cyanobacterium, the type genus of the phylum; N.L. neut. pl. n. suff.-ota, ending to denote a phylum; N.L. neut. pl. n.Cyanobacteriota, the Cyanobacterium phylum
Oren et al. (2022) assigned the class Bacteria Haeckel 1894 (Approved Lists 1980) to this phylum.Publication:
Oren A, Mares J, Rippka R. Validation of the names Cyanobacterium and Cyanobacterium stanieri, and proposal of Cyanobacteriota phyl. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5528.
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: CCALA: 43; SAG: 23; MCC: 20; NIES: 19; UTEX: 19; DSM: 17; CCAP: 16; FCME: 14; NIVA-CYA: 9; ULC: 9.
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: 2