Family Halobacteroidaceae

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

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).


Halobacteroidaceae Zhilina and Rainey 1995, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Halobacteroides Oren et al. 1984.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Halobacteroides, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Halobacteroidaceae, the Halobacteroides family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 55. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 879-880.
Effective publication: RAINEY (F.A.), ZHILINA (T.N.), BOULYGINA (E.S.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), TOUROVA (T.P.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): The taxonomic study of the fermentative halophilic bacteria: description of Haloanaerobiales ord. nov., Halobacteroidaceae fam. nov., Orenia gen. nov. and further taxonomic rearrangements at the genus and species level. Anaerobe, 1995, 1, 185-199.
Validation List no. 55 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online