Family Thiofilaceae

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

Thiofilaceae Boden and Scott 2018, fam. nov.
Nomenclatural type: ¤ Thiofilum Boden and Scott 2018.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Thiofilum, type genus; -aceae, suff. to denote a family; N.L. pl. n. Thiofilaceae, the Thiofilum family.
Valid publication: BODEN, R. and SCOTT, K. M. 2018. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2226-2239.
Original article in IJSEM Online