Name: Veillonellaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Veillonella Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Rogosa M. Transfer of Veillonella Prévot and Acidaminococcus Rogosa from Neisseriaceae to Veillonellaceae fam. nov., and the Inclusion of Megasphaera Rogosa in Veillonellaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1971; 21:231-233.

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: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Veillonellales Campbell et al. 2015

Assigned by: Campbell C, Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Genome-based taxonomic framework for the class Negativicutes: division of the class Negativicutes into the orders Selenomonadales emend., Acidaminococcales ord. nov. and Veillonellales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3203-3215.

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