Neisseria gonorrhoeae, copyright Charles Brinton.

Belongs within: Chromatibacteria.

The Neisseriaceae are a family of Gram-negative bacteria including a number of species associated with mammals.

<==Neisseriaceae [Neisseriales, Simonsiellaceae]
    |  i. s.: SimonsiellaGH01
    |         AlysiellaGH01
    |         IodobacterGH01
    |         MicrovirgulaGH01
    |         ProlinoborusGH01
    |         VogesellaGH01
    |         AcinetobacterPHK96
    |           |--A. baumanniiALS95
    |           `--A. calcoaceticusPHK96
    |--Chromobacterium violaceumGH01, PHK96
    `--+--Vitreoscilla stercorariaPHK96
       `--+--Eikenella corrodensPHK96
               |--N. animalisZ92
               |--N. cinereaZ92
               |--N. denitrificansZ92
               |--N. elongataZ92
               |--N. flavescensZ92
               |--N. gonorrhoeaeIM01
               |--N. lactamicaPHK96
               |--N. macacaeZ92
               |--N. meningitidisCF04
               |--N. mucosaZ92
               |--N. polysacchareaZ92
               |--N. siccaZ92
               `--N. subflavaZ92

*Type species of generic name indicated


[ALS95] Amann, R. I., W. Ludwig & K.-H. Schleifer. 1995. Phylogenetic identification and in situ detection of individual microbial cells without cultivation. Microbiological Reviews 59 (1): 143–169.

[CF04] Creevey, C. J., D. A. Fitzpatrick, G. K. Philip, R. J. Kinsella, M. J. O’Connell, M. M. Pentony, S. A. Travers, M. Wilkinson & J. O. McInerney. 2004. Does a tree-like phylogeny only exist at the tips in the prokaryotes? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B—Biological Sciences 271: 2551–2558.

[GH01] Garrity, G. M., & J. G. Holt. 2001. The road map to the Manual. In: Boone, D. R., R. W. Castenholz & G. M. Garrity (eds) Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2nd ed. vol. 1. The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria pp. 119–166. Springer.

[IM01] Ivanova, E. P., & V. V. Mikhaylov. 2001. Novoe semejstvo Alteromonadaceae fam. nov., ob’edinâûŝee morskie proteobakterii rodov Alteromonas, Pseudoalteromonas, Idiomarina i Colwellia. Mikrobiologiya 70 (1): 15–23.

[PHK96] Prescott, L. M., J. P. Harley & D. A. Klein. 1996. Microbiology 3rd ed. Wm. C. Brown Publishers: Dubuque (Iowa).

[Z92] Zumpft, W. G. 1992. The denitrifying prokaryotes. In: Balows, A., H. G. Trüper, M. Dworkin, W. Harder & K.-H. Schleifer (eds) The Prokaryotes: A handbook on the biology of bacteria: Ecophysiology, isolation, identification, applications 2nd ed. vol. 1 pp. 554–582. Springer-Verlag: New York.

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