Family Acidilobaceae

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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).


Acidilobaceae Prokofeva et al. 2009, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Acidilobus Prokofeva et al. 2000.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Acidilobus, the type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending denoting a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Acidilobaceae, the family of Acidilobus.
Valid publication: PROKOFEVA (M.I.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.), TOUROVA (T.P.), LYSENKO (A.M.), LEBEDINSKY (A.V.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Isolation of the anaerobic thermoacidophilic crenarchaeote Acidilobus saccharovorans sp. nov. and proposal of Acidilobales ord. nov., including Acidilobaceae fam. nov. and Caldisphaeraceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 3116-3122.
Original article in IJSEM Online