Family Halothiobacillaceae

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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).


Halothiobacillaceae Kelly and Wood 2005, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Halothiobacillus Kelly and Wood 2000.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Halothiobacillus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Halothiobacillaceae, the Halothiobacillus family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238.
Effective publication: KELLY (D.P.) and WOOD (A.P.): Family III. Halothiobacillaceae fam. nov. Kelly and Wood 2003. In: D.J. BRENNER, N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY and G. M. GARRITY (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 58.
Validation List no. 106 in IJSEM Online

Halothiobacillaceae Kelly and Wood 2005 emend. Boden et al. 2017.
Reference: BODEN, R. 2017. Reclassification of Halothiobacillus hydrothermalis and Halothiobacillus halophilus to Guyparkeria gen. nov. in the Thioalkalibacteraceae fam. nov., with emended descriptions of the genus Halothiobacillus and family Halothiobacillaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 3919-3928.
Original article.