Name: Saprospiraceae Krieg et al. 2012

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Saprospira Gross 1911 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB. Family III. Saprospiraceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 358.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 143. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1-4.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Saprospirales Hahnke et al. 2017

Assigned by: Hahnke RL, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Garcia-Lopez M, Mukherjee S, Huntemann M, Ivanova NN, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Klenk HP, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2016; 7:2003.

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