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Family Geobacteraceae

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).


 

Geobacteraceae Holmes et al. 2004, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Geobacter Lovley et al. 1995.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Geobacter, the type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Geobacteraceae, the Geobacter family.
Valid publication: HOLMES (D.E.), NEVIN (K.P.) and LOVLEY (D.R.): Comparison of 16S rRNA, nifD, recA, gyrB, rpoB and fusA genes within the family Geobacteraceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1591-1599.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 The family name Geobacteraceae is a N.L. fem. pl. n., not a N.L. neut. pl. n. as cited in the paper by Holmes et al. 2004.
2 Geobacteraceae Holmes et al. 2004 has priority over ¤ Geobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006.

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Geobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Geobacter Lovley et al. 1995.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Geobacter, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Geobacteraceae, the Geobacter family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 107. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1-6.
Effective publication: GARRITY (G.M.), BELL (J.A.) and LILBURN (T.): Family II. Geobacteraceae fam. nov. In: D.J. BRENNER, N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY and G. M. GARRITY (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1017.
Validation List no. 107 in IJSEM Online

Note: ¤ Geobacteraceae Holmes et al. 2004 has priority.

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