Family Leucotrichaceae

Name: Leucotrichaceae Buchanan 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology:’ae. N.L. fem. n. Leucothrix, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Leucotrichaceae, the Leucothrix family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Leucothrix Örsted 1844 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Buchanan RE. Family III. Leucotrichaceae Buchanan, Fam. Nov. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th ed., The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1957, p. 850-851.

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: synonym

Correct name: Thiotrichaceae Garrity et al. 2005

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Record number: 761
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