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Phylum Cyanobacteria Stanier 1973

Life - Bacteria

PaleoDB taxon number: 67023

Synonym: Cyanophyta (taxon 68842)

Parent taxon: Negibacteria according to M. A. Ruggiero et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Acidobacteria, Actinobacteria, Aquifacae, Armatimonadetes, Bacteroidetes, Caldiserica, Chlamydiae, Chlorobacteria, Chlorobi, Chloroflexi, Chrysiogenetes, Deferribacteres, Deinococcus, Dictyoglomi, Elusimicrobia, Fibrobacteres, Firmicutes, Fusobacteria, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Nitrospira, Planctomycetes, Proteobacteria, Spriochaetae, Synergistetes, Tenericutes, Thermodesulfobacteria, Thermotogae, Verrocomicrobia

Subtaxa: Abruptophycus, Acaciella, Agamus, Aldania, Alternella, Alternia, Angarophycus, Antiquophytolithus, Antiquus, Aphralysiaceae, Archaeothrix, Arenarina, Artophycus, Aulophycus, Basisphaera, Bevocastria, Borlogella, Bursiphycas, Calevia, Calothricites, Calyptophycus, Camasia, Catinella, Chomentovskia, Chomustachia, Cirriphycus, Cladogirvanella, Cladophorites, Columnaria, Crustophycus, Cyanophyceae, Cyanostroma, Cycularia, Cystostroma, Desmekalamos, Eoepiphyton, Eucaspsiphora, Fibrostroma, Filiphycus, Fillostroma, Flexia, Galinia, Garwoodiaceae, Georgiana, Girvanella, Glomeophycus, Gordonophyton, Gouldina, Grenularia, Gruneria, Hecetaphyton, Hormosporites, Katernia, Kostinophycus, Lamellophycus, Lamellostroma, Leptophycus, Lermontovaephycus, Lithocodium, Lopatinella, Ludlovia, Madiganites, Mansurkella, Marpolia, Millaria, Morania, Myxophyceae, Nerusiandella, Obruchevella, Oncobyrsella, Oscillatoriacea, Palaeomicrocystis, Papulophycus, Perennaria, Pilbaria, Platella, Pleurocapsales, Plexostroma, Porostromata, Protoepiphyton, Ramulostroma, Ramulus, Renalcis, Rhyniella, Rivulariaceae, Rothpletzella, Scandophycus, Setula, Shanganella, Sigmopollis, Somphospongia, Sphaerina, Sphaerocodium, Sphaerothallus, Subtifloria, Tarioufetia, Telastroma, Trichostroma, Tubercularia, Tumidophyton, Tunikata, Tuxekanella, Vesicularia, Vittophyton

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Ecology: stationary "photoautotroph"