Family Oligoflexaceae

Name: Oligoflexaceae Nakai et al. 2014

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: O.li.go.flex.a’ce.ae N.L. masc. n. Oligoflexus, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Oligoflexaceae, the family of the genus Oligoflexus

Type genus: Oligoflexus Nakai et al. 2014

Valid publication: Nakai R, Nishijima M, Tazato N, Handa Y, Karray F, Sayadi S, Isoda H, Naganuma T. Oligoflexus tunisiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-negative, aerobic, filamentous bacterium of a novel proteobacterial lineage, and description of Oligoflexaceae fam. nov., Oligoflexales ord. nov. and Oligoflexia classis nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3353-3359.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:5-6.

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: Oligoflexales Nakai et al. 2014

Assigned by: Hahn MW, Schmidt J, Koll U, Rohde M, Verbarg S, Pitt A, Nakai R, Naganuma T, Lang E. Silvanigrella aquatica gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater lake, description of Silvanigrellaceae fam. nov. and Silvanigrellales ord. nov., reclassification of the order Bdellovibrionales in the class Oligoflexia, reclassification of the families Bacteriovoracaceae and Halobacteriovoraceae in the new order Bacteriovoracales ord. nov., and reclassification of the family Pseudobacteriovoracaceae in the order Oligoflexales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2555-2568.

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