Family Bacteriovoracaceae

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Bacteriovoracaceae Davidov and Jurkevitch 2004, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Bacteriovorax Baer et al. 2000.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Bacteriovorax, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Bacteriovoracaceae, the Bacteriovorax family.
Valid publication: DAVIDOV (Y.) and JURKEVITCH (E.): Diversity and evolution of Bdellovibrio-and-like organisms (BALOs), reclassification of Bacteriovorax starrii as Peredibacter starrii gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of the Bacteriovorax-Peredibacter clade as Bacteriovoracaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1439-1452.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Halobacteriovorax Davidov and Jurkevitch 2004 emend. Koval et al. 2015.
Reference: KOVAL, S. F., WILLIAMS, H. N. and STINE, O. C. 2015. Reclassification of Bacteriovorax marinus as Halobacteriovorax marinus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Bacteriovorax litoralis as Halobacteriovorax litoralis comb. nov.; description of Halobacteriovoraceae fam. nov. in the class Deltaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 593-597
Original article.