Name: Oleiphilaceae Golyshin et al. 2002

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: O.le.i.phi.la’ce.ae N.L. masc. n. Oleiphilus, the type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Oleiphilaceae, the Oleiphilus family

Type genus: Oleiphilus Golyshin et al. 2002

Valid publication: Golyshin PN, Chernikova TN, Abraham WR, Lunsdorf H, Timmis KN, Yakimov MM. Oleiphilaceae fam. nov., to include Oleiphilus messinensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately utilizes hydrocarbons. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:901-911.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1077-1079.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Oceanospirillales Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Order VIII. Oceanospirillales ord. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 270.

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