Name: Mycobacteriaceae Chester 1897 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Mycobacterium, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Mycobacteriaceae, the Mycobacterium family

Type genus: Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Chester FD. Report of mycologist: bacteriological work. Delaware Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 1897; 9:38-145.

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: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Corynebacteriales Goodfellow and Jones 2015

Assigned by: Goodfellow M, Jones AL. Order V. Corynebacteriales ord. nov. In: Goodfellow M, Kämpfer P, H.-J. B, Trujillo ME, Suzuki K, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology vol. 5, 2nd edn., Springer, New York, 2012, p. 235-243.

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