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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Cyanobacteria
Reference taxon from NCBI Taxonomy
Cyanobacteria
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, NMNH Botany in DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Egypt Species List, Arctic Algae, EOL staff, Moorea Biocode, Australia Species List, Brazil Species List, Canada Species List, China Species List, Estonia Species List, Finland Species List, Greenland Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Philippines Species List, Qatar Species List, Russia Species List, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Species List, Sweden Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Japan Species List, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Alboran Sea Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Bismarck Sea Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, English Channel Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Aden Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Gulf of Bothnia Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Indian Ocean Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Java Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Northwestern Passages Species List, Norwegian Sea Species List, North Sea Species List, Persian Gulf Species List, Red Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Skagerrak Species List, South China Sea Species List, Strait of Gibraltar Species List, White Sea Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, Stanier and Cohen Bazire 1977, micro*scope, Jonkers et al 1997, Steinke et al 2018, Furui 2020, and protisten.de
Cyanobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002
Cyanobacteria Stanier ex Cavalier-Smith 2002
Phylum recognized by World Register of Marine Species
Cyanophyceae
Recognized by Austria Species List, Australia Species List, Bermuda Species List, Brazil Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Estonia Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, France Species List, Germany Species List, Greenland Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Iceland Species List, Ireland Species List, Italy Species List, Marshall Islands Species List, Myanmar Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Norway Species List, Philippines Species List, Qatar Species List, Russia Species List, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Species List, Seychelles Species List, Sweden Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Japan Species List, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, English Channel Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Bothnia Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Indian Ocean Species List, Java Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Northwestern Passages Species List, Norwegian Sea Species List, North Sea Species List, Persian Gulf Species List, Red Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Skagerrak Species List, South China Sea Species List, Strait of Gibraltar Species List, White Sea Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, and FAO Fishery Statistics

Alternative Names

Oxygenic photosynthetic bacteria
Reference taxon from NCBI Taxonomy
Cyanophyceae
Reference taxon from NCBI Taxonomy
Cyanophycota
Reference taxon from NCBI Taxonomy
Cyanophyta
Reference taxon from NCBI Taxonomy
Oxyphotobacteria
Reference taxon from NCBI Taxonomy
Oxygenic photosynthetic bacteria
Synonym according to NCBI
Amalia G. B. De Toni 1934
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Amurella Vologdin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anabaenella H. Welsh 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Angulocellularia A. G. Vologdin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bacinella R. Radoicic
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bernardinella R. Chodat 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bichatia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Campylotropium T. Hortobágyi & D. K. Hilliard
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chroobacter
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cladophorites
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Corbularia Vologdin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyanobacteria Stanier ex Cavalier-Smith 2002
Harvest ancestor according to EOL authors
Cyanohydnum J. Copeland
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyanophyceae
Synonym according to NCBI
Cyanophycota
Invalid according to Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy (other, see comments)
Cyanophycota
Synonym according to NCBI
Cyanophyta
Harvest ancestor according to Global Biotic Interactions
Cyanophyta
Invalid according to Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy (unavailable, database artifact)
Cyanophyta
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Cyanophyta
Synonym according to NCBI
Dictyophycus K. B. Korde
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dictyothrix
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dolichospermum Thwaites 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Erythroconis A. S. Ørsted 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glaucothrix
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hecetaphyton Riding & Soja 1993
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heterochroa Areschoug
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Inomeria Kützing 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leuconema Kaas
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Merismopedium
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neoadelia Bompard 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oxyphotobacteria
Synonym according to NCBI
Palmelloidea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phycobacteria
Invalid according to Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy (unspecified in provided data)
Platella Korolyuk 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polypothrix
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoanabaena
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rectangulina
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Renalcis Vologdin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Setula Nikitin et al. 1974
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Skujaella J. de Toni 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stromatocerium
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichospira Mc Neill
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichostroma Link
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tubercularia Vologdin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vesicularia Micheli ex G. Targioni-Tozzetti
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

blue-green algae preferred
blue-green bacteria

Afrikaans

Sianobakterie preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Albanian

Algat jeshile-blu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

بكتيريا زرقاء preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

Ցիանոբակտերիաներ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Göy-yaşıl yosunlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Zianobakterio preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

цыанабактэрыі preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

সায়ানোব্যাক্টেরিয়া preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Цианобактерии preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

cianobacteri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

sinice preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Cyanobakterie preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Blauwalgen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

cianobakterio preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Tsüanobakterid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Syanobakteerit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin
Sinibakteerit
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

Galician

Cianobacterias preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ლურჯ-მწვანე წყალმცენარეები preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Cyanobakterien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Κυανοβακτήρια preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Haitian; Haitian Creole

Syanobakteri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

כחוליות preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

नील हरित शैवाल preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Cianobaktériumok preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Blágerlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Cianbhaictéir preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

シアノバクテリア preferred
シアノバクテリア門 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020

Kazakh

Cïanobakterïyalar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Цианобактериялар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
تسىيانوباكتەرىييالار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Көкжашыл балырлар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

Zilaļģes preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Melsvabakterės preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

Цијанобактерии preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

സയനോബാക്ടീരിയ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

blågrønnbakterier preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
cyanobakteriar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

سیانوباکتر preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

sinice preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Punjabi

ਨੀਲ ਹਰੀ ਕਾਈ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Quechua

Anqas añaki preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

algă albastră-verde preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

цианобактерии preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

модрозелене бактерије preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sindhi

سائنوبئڪٽيريا preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sinhalese

සයනොබැක්ටීරියා preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Sinice preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Modrozelene cepljivke preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Cyanobakterier preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tamil

நீலப்பச்சைப்பாசி preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

สาหร่ายสีเขียวแกมน้ำเงิน preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Siyanobakteri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

ціанобактерії preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Koʻk-yashil suvoʻtlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Vi khuẩn lam preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nan

Nâ-sè-khún preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sr Ec

Модрозелене бактерије preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sr El

Modrozelene bakterije preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Cyanobacteria

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Bacteria

GBIF classification

Bacteria
43 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Bacteria
Cyanobacteria
Cyanophyceae (this page)