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Atopobiaceae Gupta et al. 2013, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Atopobium Collins and Wallbanks 1993.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Atopobium, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Atopobiaceae, the family of the genus Atopobium.
Reference: GUPTA, R. S., CHEN, W. J., ADEOLU, M. and CHAI, Y. 2013. Molecular signatures for the class Coriobacteriia and its different clades; proposal for division of the class Coriobacteriia into the emended order Coriobacteriales, containing the emended family Coriobacteriaceae and Atopobiaceae fam. nov., and Eggerthellales ord. nov., containing the family Eggerthellaceae fam. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3379-3397.
Original article in IJSEM Online