Etymology: Vi.ti.os.an’gi.um L. masc. adj. vitiosus, defect; Gr. neut. n. angeîon, vessel, container; N.L. neut. n. Vitiosangium, defective vessel, referring to the scarcity of sporangioles in fruiting bodies and fruiting-body-like aggregates
Type species: Vitiosangium cumulatum Awal et al. 2017
Valid publication: Awal RP, Garcia R, Gemperlein K, Wink J, Kunwar B, Parajuli N, Muller R. Vitiosangium cumulatum gen. nov., sp. nov. and Vitiosangium subalbum sp. nov., soil myxobacteria, and emended descriptions of the genera Archangium and Angiococcus, and of the family Cystobacteraceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1422-1430.
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: Archangiaceae Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)