Family Branhamaceae

Name: Branhamaceae Catlin 1991

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Branhamella, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Branhamaceae, the Branhamella family (sic)

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Branhamella Catlin 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Catlin BW. Branhamaceae fam. nov., a proposed family to accommodate the genera Branhamella and Moraxella. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:320-323.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Moraxellaceae Rossau et al. 1991

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