Family Cryptosporangiaceae

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Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


Cryptosporangiaceae Zhi et al. 2009, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Cryptosporangium Tamura et al. 1998.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Cryptosporangium, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Cryptosporangiaceae, the Cryptosporangium family.
Valid publication: ZHI (X.Y.), LI (W.J.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 589-608.
Original article in IJSEM Online