Name: Beggiatoaceae Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Beggiatoa Trevisan 1842 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Migula N. Ueber ein neues System der Bakterien. Arbeiten aus dem Bakteriologischen Institut der Technischen Hochschule zu Karlsruhe 1894; 1:235-238.

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: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Thiotrichales Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Gureeva MV, Belousova EV, Dubinina GA, Novikov AA, Kopitsyn DS, Grabovich MY. Thioflexithrix psekupsensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a filamentous gliding sulfur bacterium from the family Beggiatoaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:798-804.

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