Name: Planctomycetaceae Schlesner and Stackebrandt 1987

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Planctomyces -etis, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Planctomycetaceae, the Planctomyces family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Planctomyces Gimesi 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Schlesner H, Stackebrandt E. Assignment of the genera Planctomyces and Pirella to a new family Planctomycetaceae fam. nov. and description of the order Planctomycetales ord. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:174-176.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 23. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1987; 37:179-180.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 17

Parent taxon: Planctomycetales Schlesner and Stackebrandt 1987

Assigned by: Schlesner H, Stackebrandt E. Assignment of the genera Planctomyces and Pirella to a new family Planctomycetaceae fam. nov. and description of the order Planctomycetales ord. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:174-176.

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