Name: Geminicoccaceae Proença et al. 2018

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Ge.mi.ni.coc.ca’ce.a.e N.L. masc. n. Geminicoccus, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Geminicoccaceae, the Geminicoccaceae family

Type genus: Geminicoccus Foesel et al. 2008

Effective publication: Proenca DN, Whitman WB, Varghese N, Shapiro N, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Morais PV. Arboriscoccus pini gen. nov., sp. nov., an endophyte from a pine tree of the class Alphaproteobacteria, emended description of Geminicoccus roseus, and proposal of Geminicoccaceae fam. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2018; 41:94-100.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 182. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2130-2133.

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: 3

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillales Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Proenca DN, Whitman WB, Varghese N, Shapiro N, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Morais PV. Arboriscoccus pini gen. nov., sp. nov., an endophyte from a pine tree of the class Alphaproteobacteria, emended description of Geminicoccus roseus, and proposal of Geminicoccaceae fam. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2018; 41:94-100.

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