Family Oscillochloridaceae

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Oscillochloridaceae Keppen et al. 2000, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Oscillochloris Gorlenko and Pivovarova 1989.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Oscillochloris, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Oscillochloridaceae, the Oscillochloris family.
Valid publication: KEPPEN (O.I.), TOUROVA (T.P.), KUZNETSOV (B.B.), IVANOVSKY (R.N.) and GORLENKO (V.M.): Proposal of Oscillochloridaceae fam. nov. on the basis of a phylogenetic analysis of the filamentous anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria, and emended description of Oscillochloris and Oscillochloris trichoides in comparison with further new isolates. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1529-1537.
Original article in IJSEM Online