Name: Flexibacteraceae García-López et al. 2020

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Fle.xi.bac.te.ra’ce.ae N.L. masc. n. Flexibacter, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Flexibacteraceae, the Flexibacter family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Flexibacter Soriano 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 193. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2960-2966.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Cytophagales Leadbetter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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