Family Bacillaceae

Name: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Ba.cil’lus 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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original 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

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 101
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 105
Total number of child taxa: 119

Parent taxon: Caryophanales Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tindall BJ. When treated as heterotypic synonyms the names Caryophanaceae Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980) and Caryophanales Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980) have priority over the names Planococcaceae Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980) and Bacillales Prevot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980) and Bacillales Prevot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980), respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2187-2195.

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