Name: Chlorobiaceae Copeland 1956 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Chlorobium Nadson 1906 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Copeland HF. The classification of lower organisms. Pacific Books, Palo Alto, California, 1956.

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: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Chlorobiales Gibbons and Murray 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gibbons NE, Murray RGE. Proposals Concerning the Higher Taxa of Bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:1-6.

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