Name: Rhodobiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Rho.do’bi.um N.L. neut. n. Rhodobium, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Rhodobiaceae, the Rhodobium family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Rhodobium Hiraishi et al. 1995

Effective publication: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family X. Rhodobiaceae fam. 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. 571.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 107. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Hyphomicrobiales Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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