Family Piscirickettsiaceae

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).


Piscirickettsiaceae Fryer and Lannan 2005, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Piscirickettsia Fryer et al. 1992.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Piscirickettsia, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Piscirickettsiaceae, the Piscirickettsia family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238.
Effective publication: FRYER (J.L.) and LANNAN (C.N.): Family II. Piscirickettsiaceae fam. nov. In: D.J. BRENNER, N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY and G. M. GARRITY (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 180.
Validation List no. 106 in IJSEM Online