Oculatella Zammit, Billi & Albertano, 2012
Holotype species: Oculatella subterranea Zammit, Billi & Albertano
Original publication and holotype designation: Zammit, G., Billi, D. & Albertano, P. (2012). The subaerophytic cyanobacterium Oculatella subterranea (Oscillatoriales, Cyanophyceae) gen. et sp. nov.: a cytomorphological and molecular description. European Journal of Phycology 47(4): 341-354.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Mai, T., Johansen, J.R., Pietrasiak, N., Bohunická, M. & Martin, M.P. (2018). Revision of the Synechococcales (Cyanobacteria) through recognition of four families including Oculatellaceae fam. nov. and Trichocoleaceae fam. nov. and six new genera containing 14 species. Phytotaxa 365(1): 1-59, 23 figs.
Oscillatoriales, Cyanophyceae (Zammit et al. 2012) - (12 Feb 2013) - Wendy Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 13 species names in the database at present, of which 13 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 12 February 2013 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 16 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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