Name: Opitutaceae Choo et al. 2007

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: O.pi.tu.ta’ce.ae N.L. masc. n. Opitutus, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Opitutaceae, the family of the genus Opitutus

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Opitutus Chin et al. 2001

Valid publication: Choo YJ, Lee K, Song J, Cho JC. Puniceicoccus vermicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium, and description of Puniceicoccaceae fam. nov., Puniceicoccales ord. nov., Opitutaceae fam. nov., Opitutales ord. nov. and Opitutae classis nov. in the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:532-537.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1173-1174.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Opitutales Choo et al. 2007

Assigned by: Choo YJ, Lee K, Song J, Cho JC. Puniceicoccus vermicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium, and description of Puniceicoccaceae fam. nov., Puniceicoccales ord. nov., Opitutaceae fam. nov., Opitutales ord. nov. and Opitutae classis nov. in the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:532-537.

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