Name: Holosporaceae Görtz and Schmidt 2006

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982

Effective publication: Görtz HD, Schmidt HJ. Family III. Holosporaceae fam. 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. 146-149.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 107. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Rickettsiales Gieszczykiewicz 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Görtz HD, Schmidt HJ. Family III. Holosporaceae fam. 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. 146-149.

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