Family Borreliaceae

Name: Borreliaceae Gupta et al. 2014

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Gupta RS, Mahmood S, Adeolu M. A phylogenomic and molecular signature based approach for characterization of the phylum Spirochaetes and its major clades: proposal for a taxonomic revision of the phyum. Frontiers Microbiol 4, 217 [erratum]. Frontiers Microbiol 2013; 4:322.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 156. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:693-696.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Spirochaetales Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Mahmood S, Adeolu M. A phylogenomic and molecular signature based approach for characterization of the phylum Spirochaetes and its major clades: proposal for a taxonomic revision of the phylum. Front Microbiol 2013; 4:217.

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Record number: 1968