Ni.tra.ti.rup.to.ra.ce’ae N.L. masc. n.Nitratiruptor, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff.-aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n.Nitratiruptoraceae, the family of the genus Nitratiruptor
Waite DW, Vanwonterghem I, Rinke C, Parks DH, Zhang Y, Takai K, Sievert SM, Simon J, Campbell BJ, Hanson TE, et al. Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Class Epsilonproteobacteria and Proposed Reclassification to Epsilonbacteraeota (phyl. nov.). Front Microbiol 2017; 8:682.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 193. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2960-2966.
validly published under the ICNP
The type genus of this family has alternatively been placed in the family Nautiliaceae Miroshnichenko et al. 2004.Publication:
Anderson I, Sikorski J, Zeytun A, Nolan M, Lapidus A, Lucas S, Hammon N, Deshpande S, Cheng JF, Tapia R, et al. Complete genome sequence of Nitratifractor salsuginis type strain (E9I37-1). Stand Genomic Sci 2011; 4:322-330.
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