Taxon profile


Nostocales Cavalier-Smith, 2002

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

Scientific synonyms

Hormogonales Atkinson 1905

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

family Aphanizomenonaceae Elenkin
family Borzinemataceae Geitler, 1942
family Chlorogloeopsidaceae Mitra & Pandey, 1967
family Hapalosiphonaceae Elenkin, 1916
family Loriellaceae Geitler, 1925
family Microchaetaceae Lemmermann, 1907
family Nostocaceae Eichler, 1886
family Rivulariaceae Frank, 1886
family Scytonemataceae Frank, 1886

Fossil taxa

genus Marpolia C.D. Walcott, 1919 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [10152]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Nostocales Geitler, 1925]
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 Nostocales]

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extinct taxon

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