Family Comamonadaceae

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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).


Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Comamonas (ex Davis and Park 1962) De Vos et al. 1985.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Comamonas, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Comamonadaceae, the Comamonas family.
Valid publication: WILLEMS (A.), DE LEY (J.), GILLIS (M.) and KERSTERS (K.): Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis 1969). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 445-450.
Original article in IJSEM Online