Family Oscillochloridaceae

Name: Oscillochloridaceae Keppen et al. 2000

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Os.cil.lo.chlo.ri.da’ceae L. part. adj. oscillans, oscillating; Gr. adj. chloros, green; N.L. fem. pl. n. Oscillochloridaceae, taxonomic family name of the oscillating green bacteria

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Oscillochloris Gorlenko and Pivovarova 1989

Valid publication: Keppen OI, Tourova TP, Kuznetsov BB, Ivanovsky RN, Gorlenko VM. Proposal of Oscillochloridaceae fam. nov. on the basis of a phylogenetic analysis of the filamentous anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria, and emended description of Oscillochloris and Oscillochloris trichoides in comparison with further new isolates. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1529-1537.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1701-1702.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Chloroflexales Gupta et al. 2013

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Chander P, George S. Phylogenetic framework and molecular signatures for the class Chloroflexi and its different clades; proposal for division of the class Chloroflexia class. nov. [corrected] into the suborder Chloroflexineae subord. nov., consisting of the emended family Oscillochloridaceae and the family Chloroflexaceae fam. nov., and the suborder Roseiflexineae subord. nov., containing the family Roseiflexaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 103:99-119.

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