Family Acetobacteraceae

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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).


Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 1980, fam. nov., nom. rev.
Type genus: ¤ Acetobacter Beijerinck 1898 (Approved Lists 1980).
Synonym: "Acetobacteraceae" Henrici 1939.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Acetobacter, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Acetobacteraceae, the Acetobacter family.
Valid publication: GILLIS (M.) and DE LEY (J.): Intra- and intergeneric similarities of the ribosomal ribonucleic acid cistrons of Acetobacter and Gluconobacter. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 7-27.
Original article in IJSEM Online