Family Nitriliruptoraceae

Name: Nitriliruptoraceae Sorokin et al. 2009

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Ni.tri.li.rup.to.ra’ceae N.L. masc. n. Nitriliruptor, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Nitriliruptoraceae, the family of the genus Nitriliruptor

Type genus: Nitriliruptor Sorokin et al. 2009

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, van Pelt S, Tourova TP, Evtushenko LI. Nitriliruptor alkaliphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a deep-lineage haloalkaliphilic actinobacterium from soda lakes capable of growth on aliphatic nitriles, and proposal of Nitriliruptoraceae fam. nov. and Nitriliruptorales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:248-253.

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: Nitriliruptorales Sorokin et al. 2009

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, van Pelt S, Tourova TP, Evtushenko LI. Nitriliruptor alkaliphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a deep-lineage haloalkaliphilic actinobacterium from soda lakes capable of growth on aliphatic nitriles, and proposal of Nitriliruptoraceae fam. nov. and Nitriliruptorales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:248-253.

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