Family Pyrodictiaceae

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Pyrodictiaceae Burggraf et al. 1997, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Pyrodictium Stetter et al. 1984.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Pyrodictium, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Pyrodictiaceae, the Pyrodictium family.
Valid publication: 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