Family Methanocaldococcaceae

Name: Methanocaldococcaceae Whitman et al. 2002

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Methanocaldococcus Whitman 2002

Effective publication: Whitman WB, Boone DR, Koga Y. Family II. Methanocaldococcaceae fam. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 242-246.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 85. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:685-690.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Methanococcales Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Whitman WB, Boone DR, Koga Y. Family II. Methanocaldococcaceae fam. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 242-246.

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