Family Pontiellaceae

Name: Pontiellaceae van Vliet et al. 2020

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology:’ae L. fem. dim. n. Pontiella, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Pontiellaceae, the Pontiella family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Pontiella van Vliet et al. 2020

Effective publication: van Vliet DM, Lin Y, Bale NJ, Koenen M, Villanueva L, Stams AJM, Sanchez-Andrea I. Pontiella desulfatans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Pontiella sulfatireligans sp. nov., Two Marine Anaerobes of the Pontiellaceae fam. nov. Producing Sulfated Glycosaminoglycan-like Exopolymers. Microorganisms 2020; 8:0.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 196. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5596-5601.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Kiritimatiellales Spring et al. 2017

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