Family Succinivibrionaceae

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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).


Succinivibrionaceae Hippe et al. 1999, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Succinivibrio Bryant and Small 1956 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Succinivibrio, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Succinivibrionaceae, the Succinivibrio family.
Valid publication: HIPPE (H.), HAGELSTEIN (A.), KRAMER (I.), SWIDERSKI (J.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Phylogenetic analysis of Formivibrio citricus, Propionivibrio dicarboxylicus, Anaerobiospirillum thomasii, Succcinimonas amylolytica and Succinivibrio dextrinosolvens and proposal of Succinivibrionaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 779-782.
Original article in IJSEM Online