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Family Corynebacteriaceae

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).


 

Corynebacteriaceae Lehmann and Neumann 1907, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Corynebacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Corynebacterium, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Corynebacteriaceae, the Corynebacterium family.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: LEHMANN (K.B.) and NEUMANN (R.): Lehmann's Medizin, Handatlanten. X. Atlas und Grundriss der Bakteriologie und Lehrbuch der Speziellen Bakteriologischen Diagnostik. 4 Auflage. J.F. Lehmann, Munchen, 1907, p. 500.

Corynebacteriaceae Lehmann and Neumann 1907 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Type genus: ¤ Corynebacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Corynebacterium, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Corynebacteriaceae, the Corynebacterium family.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Corynebacteriaceae Lehmann and Neumann 1907 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009.
Type genus: ¤ Corynebacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Corynebacterium, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Corynebacteriaceae, the Corynebacterium family.
Reference: ZHI (X.Y.), LI (W.J.) and 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.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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