Family Pasteurellaceae

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).


Pasteurellaceae Pohl 1981, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Pasteurella Trevisan 1887 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Pasteurella, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Pasteurellaceae, the Pasteurella family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 7. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 382-383.
Effective publication: POHL (S.): Reklassifizierung der gattung Actinobacillus Brumpt 1910, Haemophilus Winslow et al. 1971 und Pasteurella Trevisan 1887 anhand phänotypischer und molekularer daten, insbesondere der DNS-verwandtschaften bei DNS: DNS-hybridisierung in vitro und vorschlag einer neuen familie, Pasteurellaceae. Inaug. Diss. Phillips-Universität Marburg/Lahn. Mauersberger, Marburg, 1979.
Validation List no. 7 in IJSEM Online