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Family Petrotogaceae

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").

 

Petrotogaceae Bhandari and Gupta 2014, fam. nov.
Nomenclatural type: ¤ Petrotoga Davey et al. 1993.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Petrotoga, type genus of the family, suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Petrotogaceae, the family whose nomenclatural type is the genus Petrotoga.
Valid publication: BHANDARI, V. and GUPTA, R. S. 2014. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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