Family Petrotogaceae

Name: Petrotogaceae Bhandari and Gupta 2014

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Pet.ro.to.ga.ce’ae N.L. fem. n. Petrotoga, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Petrotogaceae, the family whose nomenclatural type is the genus Petrotoga

Type genus: Petrotoga Davey et al. 1993

Effective publication: Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 157. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1455-1458.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Petrotogales Bhandari and Gupta 2014

Assigned by: Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168.

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