Name: Enterobacteriaceae (ex Rahn 1937) Ewing et al. 1980

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Enterobacter, one genus of the family Enterobacteriaceae; suff. (sic) -iaceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Enterobacteriaceae, the Enterobacter family

Type genus: Escherichia Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Ewing WH, Farmer Iii JJ, Brenner DJ. Proposal of Enterobacteriaceae fam. nov., nom. rev. to replace Enterobacteriaceae Rahn 1937, nom. fam. cons. (Opin. 15, Jud. Comm. 1958), which lost standing in nomenclature on 1 January 1980. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:674-675.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 32
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 36
Total number of child taxa: 49

Parent taxon: Enterobacterales Adeolu et al. 2016

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Naushad S, S Gupta R. Genome-based phylogeny and taxonomy of the 'Enterobacteriales': proposal for Enterobacterales ord. nov. divided into the families Enterobacteriaceae, Erwiniaceae fam. nov., Pectobacteriaceae fam. nov., Yersiniaceae fam. nov., Hafniaceae fam. nov., Morganellaceae fam. nov., and Budviciaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5575-5599.

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