Family Defluviitaleaceae

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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).


Defluviitaleaceae Jabari et al. 2012, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Defluviitalea Jabari et al. 2012.
Etymology: N.L. n. Defluviitalea, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Defluviitaleaceae, the Defluviitalea family.
Valid publication: JABARI (L.), GANNOUN (H.), CAYOL (J.L.), HAMDI (M.), FAUQUE (G.), OLLIVIER (B.) and FARDEAU (M.L.): Characterization of Defluviitalea saccharophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic bacterium isolated from an upflow anaerobic filter treating abattoir wastewaters, and proposal of Defluviitaleaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 550-555.
Original article in IJSEM Online