Family Erysipelotrichaceae

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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).


Erysipelotrichaceae Verbarg et al. 2004, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Erysipelothrix Rosenbach 1909 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Erysipelothrix, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending denoting a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Erysipelotrichaceae, the family of Erysipelothrix.
Valid publication: VERBARG (S.), RHEIMS (H.), EMUS (S.), FRÜHLING (A.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and SCHUMANN (P.): Erysipelothrix inopinata sp. nov., isolated in the course of sterile filtration of vegetable peptone broth, and description of Erysipelotrichaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 221-225.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Verbarg et al. 2004, the type genus of the family Erysipelotrichaceae is cited as Erysipelothrix (Migula 1900) Buchanan 1918.