Family Colwelliaceae

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Classification - List of genera included in the family - Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction".


Colwelliaceae Ivanova et al. 2004, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Colwellia Deming et al. 1988.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Colwellia, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Colwelliaceae, the Colwellia family.
Reference: IVANOVA (E.P.), FLAVIER (S.) and CHRISTEN (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1773-1788.
Original article in IJSEM Online