Family Nitrobacteraceae

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Nitrobacteraceae Buchanan 1917, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Nitrobacter Winogradsky 1892 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Nitrobacter, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Nitrobacteraceae, the Nitrobacter family.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: BUCHANAN (R.E.): Studies on the nomenclature and classification of the bacteria. III. The families of the Eubacteriales. Journal of Bacteriology, 1917, 2, 347-350.