Family Caldicoprobacteraceae

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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).


Caldicoprobacteraceae Yokoyama et al. 2010, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Caldicoprobacter Yokoyama et al. 2010.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Caldicoprobacter, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Caldicoprobacteraceae, the Caldicoprobacter family.
Valid publication: YOKOYAMA (H.), WAGNER (I.D.) and WIEGEL (J.): Caldicoprobacter oshimai gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, xylanolytic, extremely thermophilic bacterium isolated from sheep faeces, and proposal of Caldicoprobacteraceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 67-71.
Original article in IJSEM Online