Name: Ferroplasmaceae Golyshina et al. 2000

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Fer.ro.plas.ma’ce.ae M.L. ferro, pertaining to ferrous iron; Gr. neut. n. plasma, something shaped or moulded; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Ferroplasmaceae, a family of ferrous-iron-oxidizing forms

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Ferroplasma Golyshina et al. 2000

Valid publication: Golyshina OV, Pivovarova TA, Karavaiko GI, Kondrateva TF, Moore ER, Abraham WR, Lunsdorf H, Timmis KN, Yakimov MM, Golyshin PN. Ferroplasma acidiphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., an acidophilic, autotrophic, ferrous-iron-oxidizing, cell-wall-lacking, mesophilic member of the Ferroplasmaceae fam. nov., comprising a distinct lineage of the Archaea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:997-1006.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1419-1420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Thermoplasmatales Reysenbach 2002

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