Family Leucotrichaceae

Name: Leucotrichaceae Boden and Scott 2018

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Leu.co.tri.cha.ce’ae. N.L. fem. n. Leucothrix, type genus; 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)

Valid publication: Boden R, Scott KM. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2226-2239.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3077-3079.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Thiotrichaceae Garrity et al. 2005

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Record number: 8569
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