Name: Spirosomaceae Larkin and Borrall 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Spirosoma Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Larkin JM, Borrall R. Spirosomaceae, a New Family to Contain the Genera Spirosoma Migula 1894, Flectobacillus Larkin et al. 1977, and Runella Larkin and Williams 1978. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:595-596.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 25
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 25
Total number of child taxa: 25

Parent taxon: Cytophagales Leadbetter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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Record number: 1314