Family Shewanellaceae

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Shewanellaceae Ivanova et al. 2004, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Shewanella MacDonell and Colwell 1986.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Shewanella, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Shewanellaceae, the Shewanella family.
Valid publication: IVANOVA (E.P.), FLAVIER (S.) and CHRISTEN (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1773-1788.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Ivanova et al. 2004, the type genus of the family Shewanellaceae is erroneously cited as Shewanella MacDonell and Colwell 1985.