Name: Chromatiaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Chromatium Perty 1852 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Bavendamm W. Morphologie und Systematik der farblosen und roten Schwefelbakterien. In: Kolkwitz R (eds), Die farblosen und roten Schwefelbakterien des Suss-und Salzwassers., Pflanzenforschung, Berlin-Dahlem, 1924, p. 1-156.

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: 29
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 31
Total number of child taxa: 33

Parent taxon: Chromatiales Imhoff 2005

Assigned by: Imhoff JF. Order I. Chromatiales ord. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1-3.

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