Tribe Spirilleae

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Spirilleae Kluyver and van Niel 1936, tribus.
Type genus: ¤ Spirillum Ehrenberg 1832 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Spirillum, type genus of the tribe; suff. -eae, ending to denote a tribe; N.L. fem. pl. n. Spirilleae, the Spirillum tribe.
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: KLUYVER (A.J.) and Van NIEL (C.B.): Prospects for a natural system of classification of bacteria. Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung, 1936, II, 369-403.