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Family Frankiaceae

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).


 

Frankiaceae Becking 1970, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Frankia Brunchorst 1886.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Frankia, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Frankiaceae, the Frankia 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: BECKING (J.H.): Frankiaceae fam. nov. (Actinomycetales) with one new combination and six new species of the genus Frankia Brunchorst 1886, 174. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1970, 20, 201-220.

Frankiaceae Becking 1970 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Normand et al. 1996.
Type genus: ¤ Frankia Brunchorst 1886 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Frankia, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Frankiaceae, the Frankia family.
Reference: NORMAND (P.), ORSO (S.), COURNOYER (B.), JEANNIN (P.), CHAPELON (C.), DAWSON (J.), EVTUSHENKO (L.) and MISRA (A.K.): Molecular phylogeny of the genus Frankia and related genera and emendation of the family Frankiaceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1-9.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Frankiaceae Becking 1970 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Type genus: ¤ Frankia Brunchorst 1886 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Frankia, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Frankiaceae, the Frankia 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

Frankiaceae Becking 1970 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009.
Type genus: ¤ Frankia Brunchorst 1886 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Frankia, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Frankiaceae, the Frankia 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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