Family Geothermobacteraceae

Name: Geothermobacteraceae Waite et al. 2020

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Ge.o.ther.mo.bac.te.ra.ce’ae N.L. masc. n. Geothermobacter, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Geothermobacteraceae, the family of the genus Geothermobacter

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Geothermobacter Kashefi et al. 2005

Valid publication: Waite DW, Chuvochina M, Pelikan C, Parks DH, Yilmaz P, Wagner M, Loy A, Naganuma T, Nakai R, Whitman WB, et al. Proposal to reclassify the proteobacterial classes Deltaproteobacteria and Oligoflexia, and the phylum Thermodesulfobacteria into four phyla reflecting major functional capabilities. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5972-6016.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4645.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Geobacteraceae Holmes et al. 2004

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Record number: 17381