Taxon profile


Chroococcales R. von Wettstein & von Westerheim, 2002

phylum Cyanobacteria - blue-green algae »  class Cyanophyceae »  subclass Oscillatoriophycidae

Scientific synonyms

incl. Pleurocapsales, Prochlorales

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

family Chroococcaceae Rabenhorst, 1863
family Dermocarpellaceae T. Christensen, 1978
family Entophysalidaceae Geitler, 1925
family Gloeobacteraceae Komarek & Anagnostidis, 1995
family Hydrococcaceae Kützing, 1843
family Hyellaceae Borzí, 1914
family Microcystaceae Elenkin, 1933
family Prochloraceae R.A. Lewin, 1977
family Xenococcaceae Ercegović, 1932

Unplaced taxa

genus Chadefaudiothrix P. Bourrelly, 1956 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [12455]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Chroococcales Wettstein, 1924 emend. Rippka et al., 1979]
Data retrieved on: 29 November 2019
EN Komárek J. & Komárková-Legnerová J. (2002): Contribution to the knowledge of planktic cyanoprokaryotes from central Mexico, Preslia 74(3): 207–233, 2002. [as Chroococcales]

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inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon