THE CYANOBACTERIAL PHYLOGENY AND TAXONOMY REFERENCE WEBSITE


cyanobacterial phylogeny

A curated 16S rRNA cyanobacterial phylogeny with over 3000 members. The cyanobacterial taxonomy is correlated with trees of more than 900 total and 200 complete genomes. Errors in cyanobacterial nomenclature are exposed and problematic genera and type species are discussed.


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All except the main text page are in PDF; all may be searched, printed or downloaded. All phylogenetic trees, except the orders tree, have multiple, overlapping, pages. Other links are directly available on the main text page. The contents of the site are updated regularly with new or revised genera or species, and new genomic sequences are added when available. All data are available for download.

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This ad-free site was created by Mike Herdman and Rosi Rippka, January 1 2017

NEW: release 12.0 replaced the previous version (Dec 2021);
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Cyanobacterial phylogeny. Some recently added genera: Aerofilum, Chroococcidium, Euryhalinema, Microcoleusiopsis, Tenebriella, Thermospirulina, Waterburya.

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