Corynebacterineae

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Corynebacterineae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Stackebrandt et al. 1997
Families

Corynebacteriaceae
(Coryneform bacteria)
Dietziaceae
Gordoniaceae
Mycobacteriaceae
Nocardiaceae
Tsukamurellaceae
Williamsiaceae

Corynebacterineae is a suborder of the Actinomycetales, and includes most of the acid-fast bacteria. It is a high G+C gram positive bacteria. It causes Tuberculosis and leprosy.


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