Family Cardiobacteriaceae

Name: Cardiobacteriaceae Dewhirst et al. 1990

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Car.di.o.bac.te.ri.a’ce.ae N.L. neut. n. Cardiobacterium, bacterium of the heart; aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Cardiobacteriaceae, the family of cardiobacteria

Type genus: Cardiobacterium Slotnick and Dougherty 1964 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Dewhirst FE, Paster BJ, La Fontaine S, Rood JI. Transfer of Kingella indologenes (Snell and Lapage 1976) to the genus Suttonella gen. nov. as Suttonella indologenes comb. nov.; transfer of Bacteroides nodosus (Beveridge 1941) to the genus Dichelobacter gen. nov. as Dichelobacter nodosus comb. nov.; and assignment of the genera Cardiobacterium, Dichelobacter, and Suttonella to Cardiobacteriaceae fam. nov. in the gamma division of Proteobacteria on the basis of 16S rRNA sequence comparisons. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:426-433.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Cardiobacteriales Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Order IV. Cardiobacteriales ord. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 123.

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