Name: Spongiibacteraceae Spring et al. 2015

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Spon.gi.i.bac.ter.a’ce.ae N.L. masc. n. Spongiibacter, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Spongiibacteraceae, the Spongiibacter family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Spongiibacter Graeber et al. 2008

Effective publication: Spring S, Scheuner C, Goker M, Klenk HP. A taxonomic framework for emerging groups of ecologically important marine gammaproteobacteria based on the reconstruction of evolutionary relationships using genome-scale data. Front Microbiol 2015; 6:281.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 164. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2017-2025.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Cellvibrionales Spring et al. 2015

Assigned by: Spring S, Scheuner C, Goker M, Klenk HP. A taxonomic framework for emerging groups of ecologically important marine gammaproteobacteria based on the reconstruction of evolutionary relationships using genome-scale data. Front Microbiol 2015; 6:281.

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