Name: Alteromonadaceae Ivanova and Mikhailov 2001

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Al.te.ro.mo.na.da’ce.ae N.L. fem. n. Alteromonas, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Alteromonadaceae, the Alteromonas family

Type genus: Alteromonas Baumann et al. 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Ivanova EP, Mikhailov VV. [A new family of Alteromonadaceae fam. nov., including the marine proteobacteria species Alteromonas, Pseudoalteromonas, Idiomarina i Colwellia]. Mikrobiologiia 2001; 70:15-23.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 81. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1229.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 24
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 24
Total number of child taxa: 25

Parent taxon: Alteromonadales Bowman and McMeekin 2005

Assigned by: Bowman JP, McMeekin TA. Order X. Alteromonadales 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. 443.

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