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Tolypothrix  Kutzing, 1887 Ex Bornet and Flahaul
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1330

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Bacteria  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - minimum standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: unknown   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomBacteria Cavalier-Smith, 2002 – bactéries, bacteria, bacterias, bactérias  
    SubkingdomNegibacteria Cavalier-Smith, 2002  
       PhylumCyanobacteria Cavalier-Smith, 2002 – blue-green algae, cyanophytes  
          ClassCyanophyceae   
             OrderNostocales   
                FamilyScytonemataceae   
                   GenusTolypothrix Kutzing, 1887 Ex Bornet and Flahaul  
    Direct Children:  
                      Species Tolypothrix byssoidea (Hass.) Kirchm.  
                      Species Tolypothrix conglutinata Borzi  
                      Species Tolypothrix distorta Kutzing Ex Bornet and Flahault  
                      Species Tolypothrix foreaui Fremy  
                      Species Tolypothrix lanata Wartm.  
                      Species Tolypothrix limbata Thuret  
                      Species Tolypothrix ravenelli Wolle  
                      Species Tolypothrix rivularis Hansg.  
                      Species Tolypothrix setchellii Collins  
                      Species Tolypothrix tenuis Kuetzing  
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Note that for bacteria that are not Cyanobacteria (blue-gree algae), there are a large number of old names that have not been validated for use since the 1980 cut-off for nomenclature. Many of these are effectively unidentifiable and cannot be properly placed in synonymy. Such names are not being added to ITIS, but when they already existed in the database, they are being treated as database artifacts and left linked to the kingdom-level name Bacteria. When and if such names are properly placed in the modern literature they can be moved, as needed, in ITIS. Note also that the vast majority of cyanobacterial names, while not validly published under the bacterial Code, may be validly published under the botanical Code, which is the applicable Code of nomenclature for this group. As a review of the nomenclatural validity of cyanobacteria is undertaken these may be treated and placed as appropriate within ITIS  
 

 

   

 
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