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Family Moritellaceae

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".

 

Moritellaceae Ivanova et al. 2004, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Moritella Urakawa et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Moritella, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Moritellaceae, the Moritella family.
Valid publication: IVANOVA (E.P.), FLAVIER (S.) and CHRISTEN (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1773-1788.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Ivanova et al. 2004, the type genus of the family Moritellaceae is erroneously cited as Moritella Urakawa et al. 1998.

Moritellaceae Ivanova et al. 2004 emend. Hosoya et al. 2009.
Type genus: ¤ Moritella Urakawa et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Moritella, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Moritellaceae, the Moritella family.
Reference: HOSOYA (S.), SUZUKI (S.), ADACHI (K.), MATSUDA (S.) and KASAI (H.): Paramoritella alkaliphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Moritellaceae isolated in the Republic of Palau. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 411-416.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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