Family Brevinemataceae

Name: Brevinemataceae Paster 2012

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Brevinema -atos, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Brevinemataceae, the Brevinema family

Type genus: Brevinema Defosse et al. 1995

Effective publication: Paster BJ. Family III. Brevinemataceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 545.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 143. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1-4.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Brevinematales Gupta et al. 2014

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Mahmood S, Adeolu M. A phylogenomic and molecular signature based approach for characterization of the phylum Spirochaetes and its major clades: proposal for a taxonomic revision of the phyum. Frontiers Microbiol 4, 217 [erratum]. Frontiers Microbiol 2013; 4:322.

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