Family Frankiaceae

Name: Frankiaceae Becking 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Frankia, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Frankiaceae, the Frankia family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Frankia Brunchorst 1886 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Becking JH. Frankiaceae fam. nov. (Actinomycetales) with one new combination and six new species of the genus Frankia Brunchorst 1886, 174. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1970; 20:201-220.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: Frankiales Sen et al. 2014

Assigned by: Sen A, Daubin V, Abrouk D, Gifford I, Berry AM, Normand P. Phylogeny of the class Actinobacteria revisited in the light of complete genomes. The orders 'Frankiales' and Micrococcales should be split into coherent entities: proposal of Frankiales ord. nov., Geodermatophilales ord. nov., Acidothermales ord. nov. and Nakamurellales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3821-3832.

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Record number: 538