Family Fervidicoccaceae

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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).


Fervidicoccaceae Perevalova et al. 2010, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Fervidicoccus Perevalova et al. 2010.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Fervidicoccus, the type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Fervidicoccaceae, the family of the genus Fervidicoccus.
Valid publication: PEREVALOVA (A.A.), BIDZHIEVA (S.K.), KUBLANOV (I.V.), HINRICHS (K.U.), LIU (X.L.), MARDANOV (A.V.), LEBEDINSKY (A.V.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Fervidicoccus fontis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, thermophilic crenarchaeote from terrestrial hot springs, and proposal of Fervidicoccaceae fam. nov. and Fervidicoccales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2082-2088.
Original article in IJSEM Online