Name: Nitrobacteraceae Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Nitrobacter, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Nitrobacteraceae, the Nitrobacter family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Nitrobacter Winogradsky 1892 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Buchanan RE. Studies on the Nomenclature and Classification of the Bacteria: III. The Families of the Eubacteriales. J Bacteriol 1917; 2:347-350.

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

Parent taxon: Rhizobiales Kuykendall 2006

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