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Spirosomaceae Larkin and Borrall 1978, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Spirosoma Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Spirosoma, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Spirosomaceae, the Spirosoma family.
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: LARKIN (J.M.) and BORRALL (R.): Spirosomaceae, a new family to contain the genera Spirosoma Migula 1894, Flectobacillus Larkin et al., 1977, and Runella Larkin and Williams 1978. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1978, 28, 595-596.