Name: Alcanivoracaceae corrig. Golyshin et al. 2005

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Alcanivorax Yakimov et al. 1998

Effective publication: Golyshin PN, Harayama S, Timmis KN, Yakimov MM. Family II. Alcanivoraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 295.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 106. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2235-2238.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Oceanospirillales Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Order VIII. Oceanospirillales ord. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 270.

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