Family Moorellaceae

Name: Moorellaceae Lv et al. 2020

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Moo.rel.la.ce’ae N.L. fem. dim. n. Moorella, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Moorellaceae, the family of the genus Moorella

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Moorella Collins et al. 1994

Valid publication: Lv XM, Yang M, Dai LR, Tu B, Chang C, Huang Y, Deng Y, Lawson PA, Zhang H, Cheng L, et al. Zhaonella formicivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic formate-utilizing bacterium isolated from Shengli oilfield, and proposal of four novel families and Moorellales ord. nov. in the phylum Firmicutes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3361-3373.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4421-4424.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Thermoanaerobacteraceae Wiegel 2010

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