Name: Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Cytophaga Winogradsky 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Stanier RY. Studies on the Cytophagas. Journal of Bacteriology 1940; 40:519-636.

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: 35
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 35
Total number of child taxa: 37

Parent taxon: Cytophagales Leadbetter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Leadbetter ER. Family I. Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940, 630, emend. mut. char. In: Buchanan RE, Gibbons NE (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 8th ed., The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1974, p. 99-127.

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