Name: Sphingobacteriaceae Steyn et al. 1998

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Sphingobacterium Yabuuchi et al. 1983

Valid publication: Steyn PL, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, Sandra P, Kersters K, Joubert JJ. Classification of heparinolytic bacteria into a new genus, Pedobacter, comprising four species: Pedobacter heparinus comb. nov., Pedobacter piscium comb. nov., Pedobacter africanus sp. nov. and Pedobacter saltans sp. nov. proposal of the family Sphingobacteriaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:165-177.

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: 12
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Sphingobacteriales Kämpfer 2012

Assigned by: Kämpfer P. Order I. Sphingobacteriales ord. 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. 330.

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