Family Desulfococcaceae

Name: Desulfococcaceae Waite et al. 2020

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: De.sul.fo.coc.ca.ce’ae. N.L. masc. n. Desulfococcus, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. n. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Desulfococcaceae, the family of the genus Desulfococcus

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Desulfococcus Widdel 1981

Valid publication: Waite DW, Chuvochina M, Pelikan C, Parks DH, Yilmaz P, Wagner M, Loy A, Naganuma T, Nakai R, Whitman WB, et al. Proposal to reclassify the proteobacterial classes Deltaproteobacteria and Oligoflexia, and the phylum Thermodesulfobacteria into four phyla reflecting major functional capabilities. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5972-6016.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4645.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Desulfobacteraceae Kuever et al. 2006

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Record number: 17368
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