Family Thiocapsaceae

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Thiocapsaceae Bavendamm 1924, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Thiocapsa Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Thiocapsa, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thiocapsaceae, the Thiocapsa 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: BAVENDAMM (W.): Die Farblosen und Roten Schwefelbakterien des Süss-und Salzwassers, Pflanzenforschung (edited by Kolkwitz), Berlin-Dahlem, 1924, pp. 1-156.