Family Aeromonadaceae

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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).


Aeromonadaceae Colwell et al. 1986, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Aeromonas Stanier 1943 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Aeromonas, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Aeromonadaceae, the Aeromonas family.
Valid publication: COLWELL (R.R.), MACDONELL (M.T.) and DE LEY (J.): Proposal to recognize the family Aeromonadaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 473-477.
Original article in IJSEM Online