Name: Nocardiaceae Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Nocardia Trevisan 1889 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of tropical medicine, 3rd ed. Williams, Wood and Co., New York, 1919.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 13
Total number of child taxa: 15

Parent taxon: Mycobacteriales Janke 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tindall BJ. On the status of the names Corynebacteriales Goodfellow and Jones 2015, Mycobacteriales Janke 1924 (Approved Lists 1980) and Mycobacteriales Cavalier-Smith 2002. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3310-3312.

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Record number: 963
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