Family Campylobacteraceae

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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).


Campylobacteraceae Vandamme and De Ley 1991, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Campylobacter Sebald and Véron 1963 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Campylobacter, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Campylobacteraceae, the Campylobacter family.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.) and DE LEY (J.): Proposal for a new family, Campylobacteraceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 451-455.
Original article in IJSEM Online