Family Achromatiaceae

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Achromatiaceae Massart 1901, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Achromatium Schewiakoff 1893 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Achromatium, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Achromatiaceae, the Achromatium 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: MASSART (J.): Recherche sur les organismes inférieurs. V. Sur le protoplasme des Schizophytes. Recueil de l'Institut Botanique Léo Errera (Bruxelles), 1901, 5, 251-282.