Name: Streptomycetaceae Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Streptomyces Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Waksman SA, Henrici AT. The Nomenclature and Classification of the Actinomycetes. J Bacteriol 1943; 46:337-341.

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: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 13
Total number of child taxa: 16

Parent taxon: Streptomycetales Cavalier-Smith 2002

Assigned by: Cavalier-Smith T. The neomuran origin of archaebacteria, the negibacterial root of the universal tree and bacterial megaclassification. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:7-76.

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