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).
For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).
Bacteroidaceae Pribram 1933, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Bacteroides, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Bacteroidaceae, the Bacteroides family.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: PRIBRAM (E.): Klassification der Schizomyceten, F. Deuticke, Leipzig, 1933, pp. 1-143.