heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Zhi et al. 2009
Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1259-1261. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the inclusion of 4 genera in the family.
Nouioui et al. 2018
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 29. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:13-32. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the inclusion of 6 genera in the family.
Salam et al. 2020
Salam N, Jiao JY, Zhang XT, Li WJ. Update on the classification of higher ranks in the phylum Actinobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1331-1355.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2967-2971.
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this family to the suborder Micrococcineae Stackebrandt et al. 1997.Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
Toth E, Schumann P, Hamada M, Suzuki KI. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of the suborder Micrococcineae Minutes of the meeting, 29 July 2014, Montreal, Canada. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2068-2069.