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Family Thermoproteaceae

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).


 

Thermoproteaceae Zillig and Stetter 1982, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Thermoproteus Zillig and Stetter 1982.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Thermoproteus, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermoproteaceae, the Thermoproteus family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 8. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1982, 32, 266-268.
Effective publication: ZILLIG (W.), STETTER (K.O.), SCHÄFER (W.), JANEKOVIC (D.), WUNDERL (S.), HOLZ (I.) and PALM (P.): Thermoproteales: a novel type of extremely thermoacidophilic anaerobic archaebacteria isolated from Icelandic solfataras. Zentralbl. Mikrobiol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig., 1981, C2, 205-227.
Validation List no. 8 in IJSEM Online

Thermoproteaceae Zillig and Stetter 1982 emend. Burggraf et al. 1997.
Type genus: ¤ Thermoproteus Zillig and Stetter 1982.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Thermoproteus, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermoproteaceae, the Thermoproteus 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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