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Oscillospiraceae Peshkoff 1940, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Oscillospira Chatton and Pérard 1913 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Oscillospira, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Oscillospiraceae, the Oscillospira 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: PESHKOFF (M.A.): Phylogenics of new microbes Caryophanon latum anc Caryophanon tenus - intermediate organisms between the Cyanophyceae and Bacteria. Zhurnal Obshchei Biologii (J. Gen. Biol., Moscow), 1940, 1, 597-617.