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Nematonostoc Nylander ex Elenkin, 1934

Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Nostocaceae

Holotype species: Nematonostoc flagelliforme (Bornet & Flahault) Elenkin

Currently accepted name for the type species: Nostoc flagelliforme Harvey ex Molinari-Novoa, Calvo-PĂ©rez & Guiry

Original publication and holotype designation: Elenkin, A.A. (1934). [Concerning the structure and geographical distribution of the edible alga Nematonostoc flagelliforme (Berk. et Curt.) Elenk., known in China as 'earth hair' ]. Trudy Botanicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 4(5): 89-124.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Nostoc.

Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present.

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