Name: Rhizobiaceae Conn 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Rhizobium, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Rhizobiaceae, the Rhizobium family

Type genus: Rhizobium Frank 1889 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Conn HJ. Agricultural and industrial bacteriology. Journal of Bacteriology 1938; 36:320-321.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 14
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 16
Total number of child taxa: 16

Parent taxon: Rhizobiales Kuykendall 2006

Assigned by: Kuykendall LD. Order VI. Rhizobiales ord. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 324.

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