Family Heliobacteriaceae

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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).


Heliobacteriaceae Madigan and Asao 2010, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Heliobacterium Gest and Favinger 1985.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Heliobacterium, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Heliobacteriaceae, the Heliobacterium family.
Valid publication: MADIGAN (M.T.), EUZÉBY (J.P.) and ASAO (M.): Proposal of Heliobacteriaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1709-1710.
Original article in IJSEM Online