Family Synergistaceae

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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).


Synergistaceae Jumas-Bilak et al. 2009, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Synergistes Allison et al. 1993.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Synergistes, type genus of the order; suff. -aceae, ending denoting a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Synergistaceae, the family of the genus Synergistes.
Valid publication: JUMAS-BILAK (E.), ROUDIÈRE (L.) and MARCHANDIN (H.): Description of 'Synergistetes' phyl. nov. and emended description of the phylum 'Deferribacteres' and of the family Syntrophomonadaceae, phylum 'Firmicutes'. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1028-1035.
Original article in IJSEM Online