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Simonsiellaceae Steed 1962, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Simonsiella Schmid 1922 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Simonsiella, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Simonsiellaceae, the Simonsiella 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: STEED (P.D.M.): Simonsiellaceae fam. nov. with characterization of Simonsiella crassa and Alysiella filiformis. Journal of General Microbiology, 1962, 29, 615-624.
Note: According to Rossau et al., the type genus of the familly Simonsiellaceae should be included in the family ¤ Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Rossau et al. 1989. So, the family name Simonsiellaceae Steed 1962 (Approved List 1980) should be treated as a later heterotypic synonym of ¤ Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved List 1980).
Reference: ROSSAU (R.), VANDENBUSSCHE (G.), THIELEMANS (S.), SEGERS (P.), GROSCH (H.), GÖTHE (E.), MANNHEIM (W.) and DE LEY (J.): Ribosomal ribonucleic acid cistron similarities and deoxyribonucleic acid homologies of Neisseria, Kingella, Eikenella, Simonsiella, Alysiella, and Centers for Disease Control groups EF-4 and M-5 in the emended family Neisseriaceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 185-198.
Original article in IJSEM Online