Family Sphaerobacteraceae

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Sphaerobacteraceae Stackebrandt et al. 1997, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Sphaerobacter Demharter et al. 1989.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Sphaerobacter, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Sphaerobacteraceae, the Sphaerobacter family.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
Original article in IJSEM Online