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Family Acidobacteriaceae

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


Acidobacteriaceae Thrash and Coates 2012, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Acidobacterium Kishimoto et al. 1991.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Acidobacterium, type genus of the family; suff. - aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Acidobacteriaceae, the Acidobacterium family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 143. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1-4.
Effective publication: THRASH (J.C.) and COATES (J.D.): Family I. Acidobacteriaceae fam. nov. In N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY, D.R. BROWN, B.P. HEDLUND, B.J. PASTER, N.L. WARD, W. LUDWIG and W.B. WHITMAN (editors), Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 4 (The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes), Springer, New York, 2011, p. 728.
Validation List no. 143 in IJSEM Online

Note: In Validation List No. 143, the year of publication of Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4 was erroneously cited as 2010. The correct year of publication should be 2011.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1016.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

Acidobacteriaceae Thrash and Coates 2012 emend. Foesel et al. 2016.
Reference: FOESEL, B. U., MAYER, S., LUCKNER, M., WANNER, G., ROHDE, M. and OVERMANN, J. 2016. Occallatibacter riparius gen. nov., sp. nov. and Occallatibacter savannae sp. nov., acidobacteria isolated from Namibian soils, and emended description of the family Acidobacteriaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 219-229.
Original article.