Family Bacteriovoracaceae

Name: Bacteriovoracaceae Davidov and Jurkevitch 2004

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Bac.te.ri.o.vo’ra.ca’ce.ae. N.L. masc. n. Bacteriovorax, the genus of Gram-negative, aerobic, predators of Gram-negative bacteria, the type genus of the family; suff. acaeae, denoting a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Bacteriovoracaceae, the Bacteriovorax family, the feminine gender was chosen

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Bacteriovorax Baer et al. 2000

Valid publication: Davidov Y, Jurkevitch E. Diversity and evolution of Bdellovibrio-and-like organisms (BALOs), reclassification of Bacteriovorax starrii as Peredibacter starrii gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of the Bacteriovorax-Peredibacter clade as Bacteriovoracaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1439-1452.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:3-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Bacteriovoracales Hahn et al. 2017

Assigned by: Hahn MW, Schmidt J, Koll U, Rohde M, Verbarg S, Pitt A, Nakai R, Naganuma T, Lang E. Silvanigrella aquatica gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater lake, description of Silvanigrellaceae fam. nov. and Silvanigrellales ord. nov., reclassification of the order Bdellovibrionales in the class Oligoflexia, reclassification of the families Bacteriovoracaceae and Halobacteriovoraceae in the new order Bacteriovoracales ord. nov., and reclassification of the family Pseudobacteriovoracaceae in the order Oligoflexales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2555-2568.

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Record number: 193