Name: Verrucomicrobiaceae Ward-Rainey et al. 1996

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Verrucomicrobium Schlesner 1988

Effective publication: Ward-Rainey N, Rainey FA, Schlesner H, Stackebrandt E. Assignment of hitherto unidentified 16s rDNA species to a main line of descent within the domain Bacteria. Microbiology 1995; 141:3247-3250.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 57. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:625-626.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Verrucomicrobiales Ward-Rainey et al. 1996

Assigned by: Yoon J, Matsuo Y, Adachi K, Nozawa M, Matsuda S, Kasai H, Yokota A. Description of Persicirhabdus sediminis gen. nov., sp. nov., Roseibacillus ishigakijimensis gen. nov., sp. nov., Roseibacillus ponti sp. nov., Roseibacillus persicicus sp. nov., Luteolibacter pohnpeiensis gen. nov., sp. nov. and Luteolibacter algae sp. nov., six marine members of the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', and emended descriptions of the class Verrucomicrobiae, the order Verrucomicrobiales and the family Verrucomicrobiaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:998-1007.

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