Name: Cellulomonadaceae Stackebrandt and Prauser 1991

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Cellulomonas Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Stackebrandt E, Prauser H. Assignment of the genera Cellulomonas, Oerskovia, Promicromonospora, and Jonesia to Cellulomonadaceae fam. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1991; 14:261-265.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 39. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:580-581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Micrococcales Prévot 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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