Name: Lentimicrobiaceae Sun et al. 2016

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Len.ti.mi.cro.bi.a.ce’ae N.L. neut. n. Lentimicrobium, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Lentimicrobiaceae, the family of the genus Lentimicrobium

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Lentimicrobium Sun et al. 2016

Valid publication: Sun L, Toyonaga M, Ohashi A, Tourlousse DM, Matsuura N, Meng XY, Tamaki H, Hanada S, Cruz R, Yamaguchi T, et al. Lentimicrobium saccharophilum gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic bacterium representing a new family in the phylum Bacteroidetes, and proposal of Lentimicrobiaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2635-2642.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3769-3770.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Bacteroidales Krieg 2012

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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