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Family Desulfurococcaceae

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).

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Desulfurococcaceae Zillig and Stetter 1983, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Desulfurococcus Zillig and Stetter 1983.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Desulfurococcus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Desulfurococcaceae, the Desulfurococcus family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 10. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 438-440.
Effective publication: ZILLIG (W.), STETTER (K.O.), PRANGISHVILLI (D.), SCHÄFER (W.), WUNDERL (S.), JANEKOVIC (D.), HOLZ (I.) and PALM (P.): Desulfurococcaceae, the second family of the extremely thermophilic, anaerobic, sulfur-respiring Thermoproteales. Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig., 1982, C3, 304-317.
Validation List no. 10 in IJSEM Online

Desulfurococcaceae Zillig and Stetter 1983 emend. Burggraf et al. 1997.
Type genus: ¤ Desulfurococcus Zillig and Stetter 1983.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Desulfurococcus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Desulfurococcaceae, the Desulfurococcus family.
Reference: BURGGRAF (S.), HUBER (H.) and STETTER (K.O.): Reclassification of the crenarchaeal orders and families in accordance with 16S rRNA sequence data. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 657-660.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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