Name: Atopobiaceae Gupta et al. 2013

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: A.to.po.bi.a.ce’a.e N.L. neut. n. Atopobium, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Atopobiaceae, the family of the genus Atopobium

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Atopobium Collins and Wallbanks 1993

Valid publication: Gupta RS, Chen WJ, Adeolu M, Chai Y. Molecular signatures for the class Coriobacteriia and its different clades; proposal for division of the class Coriobacteriia into the emended order Coriobacteriales, containing the emended family Coriobacteriaceae and Atopobiaceae fam. nov., and Eggerthellales ord. nov., containing the family Eggerthellaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3379-3397.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:4371-4373.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Coriobacteriales Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Chen WJ, Adeolu M, Chai Y. Molecular signatures for the class Coriobacteriia and its different clades; proposal for division of the class Coriobacteriia into the emended order Coriobacteriales, containing the emended family Coriobacteriaceae and Atopobiaceae fam. nov., and Eggerthellales ord. nov., containing the family Eggerthellaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3379-3397.

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