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).
For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).
Thiotrichaceae Garrity et al. 2005, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Thiothrix, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thiotrichaceae, the Thiothrix family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238.
Effective publication: GARRITY (G.M.), BELL (J.A.) and LILBURN (T.): Family I. Thiotrichaceae 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 B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 131.
Validation List no. 106 in IJSEM Online
Note: According to Rule 51b (1), the family name Thiotrichaceae Garrity et al. 2005 is illegitimate because it contains (i) the genus ¤ Achromatium Schewiakoff 1893 (Approved Lists 1980) which is the type genus of the family ¤ Achromatiaceae Massart 1901 (Approved Lists 1980), (ii) the genus ¤ Beggiatoa Trevisan 1842 (Approved Lists 1980) which is the type of the family ¤ Beggiatoaceae Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980), and (ii) the genus ¤ Leucothrix Oersted 1844 (Approved Lists 1980) which is the type of the family ¤ Leucotrichaceae Buchanan 1957 (Approved Lists 1980).