Name: Thermoactinomycetaceae Matsuo et al. 2006

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Ther’mo.ac.ti.no.my.ce.ta’ce.ae N.L. masc. n. Thermoactinomyces, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermoactinomycetaceae, the Thermoactinomyces family

Type genus: Thermoactinomyces corrig. Tsiklinsky 1899 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Matsuo Y, Katsuta A, Matsuda S, Shizuri Y, Yokota A, Kasai H. Mechercharimyces mesophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Mechercharimyces asporophorigenens sp. nov., antitumour substance-producing marine bacteria, and description of Thermoactinomycetaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2837-2842.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 24
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 24
Total number of child taxa: 24

Parent taxon: Bacillales Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 19-20.

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