Name: Syntrophomonadaceae Zhao et al. 1993

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Syntrophomonas McInerney et al. 1982

Valid publication: Zhao H, Yang D, Woese CR, Bryant MP. Assignment of fatty acid-beta-oxidizing syntrophic bacteria to Syntrophomonadaceae fam. nov. on the basis of 16S rRNA sequence analyses. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:278-286.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:625.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Eubacteriales Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gerritsen J, Fuentes S, Grievink W, van Niftrik L, Tindall BJ, Timmerman HM, Rijkers GT, Smidt H. Characterization of Romboutsia ilealis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the gastro-intestinal tract of a rat, and proposal for the reclassification of five closely related members of the genus Clostridium into the genera Romboutsia gen. nov., Intestinibacter gen. nov., Terrisporobacter gen. nov. and Asaccharospora gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1600-1616.

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