Name: Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Micrococcus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Pribram E. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF MICROORGANISMS. J Bacteriol 1929; 18:361-394.

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: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 28
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 31
Total number of child taxa: 34

Parent taxon: Micrococcales Prévot 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.

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Record number: 880
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