Type species: Kineosphaera limosa Liu et al. 2002
Valid publication: Liu WT, Hanada S, Marsh TL, Kamagata Y, Nakamura K. Kineosphaera limosa gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-positive polyhydroxyalkanoate-accumulating coccus isolated from activated sludge. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1845-1849.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 2
Parent taxon: Dermatophilaceae Austwick 1958 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.