Family Spiroplasmataceae

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Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


Spiroplasmataceae (ex Skripal' 1974) Skripal' 1983, fam. nov., nom. rev.
Type genus: ¤ Spiroplasma Saglio et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Spiroplasma -atos, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Spiroplasmataceae, the Spiroplasma family.
Synonym: "Spiroplasmataceae" Skripal' 1974.
Reference: SKRIPAL' (I.G.): Revival of the name Spiroplasmataceae fam. nov., nom. rev., omitted from the 1980 Approved Lists of Bacterial Names 1980. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 408.
Original article in IJSEM Online