Name: Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 1980

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Acetobacter, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Acetobacteraceae, the Acetobacter family

Type genus: Acetobacter Beijerinck 1898 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Gillis M, De Ley J. Intra- and intergeneric similarities of the ribosomal ribonucleic acid cistrons of Acetobacter and Gluconobacter. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:7-27.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 44
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 45
Total number of child taxa: 48

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillales Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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