Name: Methanocorpusculaceae Zellner et al. 1989

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Methanocorpusculum, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methanocorpusculaceae, the Methanocorpusculum family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Methanocorpusculum Zellner et al. 1988

Effective publication: Zellner G, Stackebrandt E, Messner P, Tindall BJ, Conway de Macario E, Kneifel H, Sleytr UB, Winter J. Methanocorpusculaceae fam. nov., represented by Methanocorpusculum parvum, Methanocorpusculum sinense spec. nov. and Methanocorpusculum bavaricum spec. nov. Arch Microbiol 1989; 151:381-390.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 30. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1989; 39:371.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Methanomicrobiales Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.

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