Name: Dermacoccaceae Schumann and Stackebrandt 2000

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Der.ma.coc.ca’ce.ae N.L. masc. n. Dermacoccus, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Dermacoccaceae, the Dermacoccus family

Type genus: Dermacoccus Stackebrandt et al. 1995

Valid publication: Stackebrandt E, Schumann P. Description of Bogoriellaceae fam. nov., Dermacoccaceae fam. nov., Rarobacteraceae fam. nov. and Sanguibacteraceae fam. nov. and emendation of some families of the suborder Micrococcineae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1279-1285.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 11
Total number of child taxa: 11

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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