Family Prochlorotrichaceae

Name: Prochlorotrichaceae Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Prochlorothrix, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Prochlorotrichaceae, the Prochlorothrix family

Type genus: Prochlorothrix Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989

Valid publication: Burger-Wiersma T, Stal LJ, Mur LR. Prochlorothrix hollandica gen. nov., sp. nov., a filamentous oxygenic photoautrotophic procaryote containing chlorophylls a and b: assignment to Prochlorotrichaceae fam. nov. and order Prochlorales Florenzano, Balloni, and Materassi 1986, with emendation of the ordinal description. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:250-257.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Pseudanabaenaceae Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988

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