Family Pleioneaceae

Name: Pleioneaceae Wang et al. 2020

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology:’ae N.L. fem. n. Pleionea, name of a bacterial genus; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Pleioneaceae, the Pleionea family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Pleionea Fagervold et al. 2013

Valid publication: Wang G, Dang G, Xu S, Liu J, Su H, Liang J, Huang W, Wang Y, Yu K. Aliikangiella coralliicola sp. nov., a bacterium isolated from coral Porites lutea, and proposal of Pleioneaceae fam. nov. to accommodate Pleionea and Aliikangiella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5880-5887.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:2-11.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Kangiellaceae Wang et al. 2015

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Record number: 641