Name: Polyangiaceae Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Polyangium Link 1809 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Jahn E. Beitrage zur botanischen Protistologie. I. Die Polyangiden. Verlag von Gebruder Borntraeger, Leipzig, 1924.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Myxococcales Tchan et al. 1948 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Reichenbach H. Order VIII. Myxococcales Tchan, Pochon and Prévot 1948, 398AL. 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. 1059-1072.

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