Family Magnetococcaceae

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Magnetococcaceae Bazylinski et al. 2013, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Magnetococcus Bazylinski et al. 2013.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Magnetococcus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Magnetococcaceae, the family of the genus Magnetococcus.
Valid publication: BAZYLINSKI (D.A.), WILLIAMS (T.J.), LEFÈVRE (C.T.), BERG (R.J.), ZHANG (C.L.), BOWSER (S.S.), DEAN (A.J.) and BEVERIDGE (T.J.): Magnetococcus marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine, magnetotactic bacterium that represents a novel lineage (Magnetococcaceae fam. nov., Magnetococcales ord. nov.) at the base of the Alphaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 801-808.
Original article in IJSEM Online