Name: Prolixibacteraceae Huang et al. 2014

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Pro.li’xi.bac.te.ra’ce.ae N.L. masc. n. Prolixibacter, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Prolixibacteraceae, the family of the genus Prolixibacter

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Prolixibacter Holmes et al. 2007

Valid publication: Huang XF, Liu YJ, Dong JD, Qu LY, Zhang YY, Wang FZ, Tian XP, Zhang S. Mangrovibacterium diazotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from a mangrove sediment, and proposal of Prolixibacteraceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:875-881.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1827-1829.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 11
Total number of child taxa: 11

Parent taxon: Bacteroidales Krieg 2012

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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