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Family Micrococcaceae

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).


 

Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Micrococcus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Micrococcus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Micrococcaceae, the Micrococcus 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: PRIBRAM (E.): A contribution to the classification of microorganisms. Journal of Bacteriology, 1929, 18, 361-394.

Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Type genus: ¤ Micrococcus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Micrococcus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Micrococcaceae, the Micrococcus 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

Note: In the paper by Stackebrandt et al., this nomenclatural name is cited as Micrococcaceae Pribham (sic) 1929 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Stackebrandt et al. 1997.

Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009.
Type genus: ¤ Micrococcus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Micrococcus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Micrococcaceae, the Micrococcus 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

Note: According to Yassin et al. 2011, Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980) is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Yaniellaceae Li et al. 2008.
Reference: YASSIN (A.F.), HUPFER (H.), SIERING (C.), KLENK (H.P.) and SCHUMANN (P.): Auritidibacter ignavus gen. nov., sp. nov., of the family Micrococcaceae, isolated from an ear swab of a man with otitis externa, transfer of the members of the family Yaniellaceae Li et al. 2008 to the family Micrococcaceae and emended description of the suborder Micrococcineae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 223-230.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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