Family Bacillaceae

Name: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Fischer A. Untersuchungen über Bakterien. Jahrbuch für Wissenschaftliche Botanik 1895; 27:1-163.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 82
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 84
Total number of child taxa: 98

Parent taxon: Bacillales Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 19-20.

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