Family Cryomorphaceae

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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).


Cryomorphaceae Bowman et al. 2003, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Cryomorpha Bowman et al. 2003.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Cryomorpha, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Cryomorphaceae, the Cryomorpha family.
Valid publication: BOWMAN (J.P.), MANCUSO NICHOLS (C.) and GIBSON (J.A.E.): Algoriphagus ratkowskyi gen. nov., sp. nov., Brumimicrobium glaciale gen. nov., sp. nov., Cryomorpha ignava gen. nov., sp. nov. and Crocinitomix catalasitica gen. nov., sp. nov., novel flavobacteria isolated from various polar habitats. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1343-1355.
Original article in IJSEM Online