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).
Orbaceae Kwong and Moran 2013, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Orbus Volkmann et al. 2010.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Orbus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Orbaceae, the family of the genus Orbus.
Valid publication: KWONG (W.K.) and MORAN (N.A.): Cultivation and characterization of the gut symbionts of honey bees and bumble bees: description of Snodgrassella alvi gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Neisseriaceae of the Betaproteobacteria, and Gilliamella apicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of Orbaceae fam. nov., Orbales ord. nov., a sister taxon to the order 'Enterobacteriales' of the Gammaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2008-2018.
Original article in IJSEM Online
Note: In the paper by Kwong and Moran 2013, the etymology is erroneously cited as follows: N.L. masc. n. Orbus type genus of the order; L. pl. suff. -aceae ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Orbaceae the family of the genus Orbus.