Mu.ci.spi.ril.la.ce’ae. N.L. neut. dim. n.Mucispirillum, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. n. suff.-aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n.Mucispirillaceae, the Mucispirillum family
Spring S, Rohde M, Bunk B, Sproer C, Will SE, Neumann-Schaal M. New insights into the energy metabolism and taxonomy of Deferribacteres revealed by the characterization of a new isolate from a hypersaline microbial mat. Environ Microbiol 2022; 24:2543-2575.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 207. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5517.
validly published under the ICNP
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
The type genus of this family has been placed in the family Deferribacteraceae Huber and Stetter 2002.Publication:
Robertson BR, O'Rourke JL, Neilan BA, Vandamme P, On SL, Fox JG, Lee A. Mucispirillum schaedleri gen. nov., sp. nov., a spiral-shaped bacterium colonizing the mucus layer of the gastrointestinal tract of laboratory rodents. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1199-1204.
Mucispirillaceae is the correct name if this family is regarded as a separate family (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another family whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
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