Family Thermotogaceae

Name: Thermotogaceae Reysenbach 2002

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Thermotoga Stetter and Huber 1986

Effective publication: Reysenbach A-L. Family I. Thermotogaceae fam. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 370-387.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 85. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:685-690.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Thermotogales Reysenbach 2002

Assigned by: Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168.

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