Name: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Comamonas (ex Davis and Park 1962) De Vos et al. 1985

Valid publication: Willems A, De Ley J, Gillis M, Kersters K. Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis) 1969. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:445-450.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 50
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 51
Total number of child taxa: 51

Parent taxon: Burkholderiales Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Order I. Burkholderiales 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 C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 575.

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