Family Paenibacillaceae

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

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).


Paenibacillaceae De Vos et al. 2010, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Paenibacillus Ash et al. 1994.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Paenibacillus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Paenibacillaceae, family of the genus Paenibacillus.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 132. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 469-472.
Effective publication: DE VOS (P.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.) and WHITMAN (W.B.): Family IV. Paenibacillaceae fam. nov. In: P. DE VOS, G.M. GARRITY, D. JONES, N.R. KRIEG, W. LUDWIG, F.A. RAINEY, K.H. SCHLEIFER and W.B. WHITMAN (editors): Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, 2009, p. 269.
Validation List no. 132 in IJSEM Online