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. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Micrococcaceae, the Micrococcus family

Type genus: Micrococcus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Pribram E. A contribution to the classification of microorganisms. Journal of Bacteriology 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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 25
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 27
Total number of child taxa: 27

Parent taxon: Micrococcales Prévot 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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