Family Oleiphilaceae

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Oleiphilaceae Golyshin et al. 2002, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Oleiphilus Golyshin et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Oleiphilus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Oleiphilaceae, the Oleiphilus family.
Valid publication: GOLYSHIN (P.N.), CHERNIKOVA (T.N.), ABRAHAM (W.R.), LÜNSDORF (H.), TIMMIS (K.N.) and YAKIMOV (M.M.): Oleiphilaceae fam. nov., to include Oleiphilus messinensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately utilizes hydrocarbons. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 901-911.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Oleiphilaceae is in the feminine gender, not in the neuter gender as cited by Golyshin et al. 2002.