Ivanova EP, Flavier S, Christen R. Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1773-1788.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:3-5.
Hosoya et al. 2009
Hosoya S, Suzuki S, Adachi K, Matsuda S, Kasai H. Paramoritella alkaliphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Moritellaceae isolated in the Republic of Palau. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:411-416.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:926-927. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the inclusion of 1 genus in the family.
The type genus of this family has alternatively been placed in the family Alteromonadaceae Ivanova and Mikhailov 2001.Publication:
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.
In the paper by Ivanova et al. 2004, the type genus of the family Moritellaceae is erroneously cited as Moritella Urakawa et al. 1998.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2