Family Iamiaceae

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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).


Iamiaceae Kurahashi et al. 2009, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Iamia Kurahashi et al. 2009.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Iamia, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Iamiaceae, the Iamia family.
Valid publication: KURAHASHI (M.), FUKUNAGA (Y.), SAKIYAMA (Y.), HARAYAMA (S.) and YOKOTA (A.): Iamia majanohamensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from sea cucumber Holothuria edulis, and proposal of Iamiaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 869-873.
Original article in IJSEM Online