Name: Piscirickettsiaceae Fryer and Lannan 2005

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Piscirickettsia Fryer et al. 1992

Effective publication: Fryer JL, Lannan CN. Family II. Piscirickettsiaceae 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 B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 180.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 106. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2235-2238.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Thiotrichales Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Order V. Thiotrichales 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 B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 131.

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