Name: Streptococcaceae Deibel and Seeley 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Deibel RH, Seeley Jr HW. Genus I. Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884, 22. In: Buchanan RE, Gibbons NE (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 8th ed., The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1974, p. 490-515.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Lactobacillales Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Order II. Lactobacillales ord. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 464.

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