Family Ruaniaceae

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).


Ruaniaceae Tang et al. 2010, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Ruania Gu et al. 2007.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Ruania, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Ruaniaceae, the Ruania family.
Valid publication: TANG (S.K.), ZHI (X.Y.), WANG (Y.), WU (J.Y.), LEE (J.C.), KIM (C.J.), LOU (K.), XU (L.H.) and LI (W.J.): Haloactinobacterium album gen. nov., sp. nov. a halophilic actinobacterium, and proposal of Ruaniaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2113-2119.
Original article in IJSEM Online