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Bacteroideae Castellani and Chalmers 1919, tribus.
Type genus: ¤ Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Bacteroides, type genus of the tribe; suff. -eae, ending to denote a tribe; N.L. fem. pl. n. Bacteroideae, the Bacteroides tribe.
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: CASTELLANI (A.) and CHALMERS (A.J.): Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed., Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1919, pp. 1-2436.