Name: Moraxellaceae Rossau et al. 1991

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Mo.ra.xel.la’ce.ae N.L. fem. dim. n. Moraxella, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Moraxellaceae, the Moraxella family

Type genus: Moraxella Lwoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Rossau R, Van Landschoot A, Gillis M, De Ley J. Taxonomy of Moraxellaceae fam. nov., a new bacterial family to accommodate the genera Moraxella, Acinetobacter, and Psychrobacter and related organisms. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:310-319.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Pseudomonadales Orla-Jensen 1921 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class III. Gammaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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