Family Treponemataceae

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Treponemataceae Robinson 1948, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Treponema Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Treponema, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Treponemataceae, the Treponema 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: ROBINSON (G.H.): Order V. Spirochaetales Buchanan. In: R.S. BREED, E.G.D. MURRAY and A.P. HITCHENS (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 6th ed., The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1948, pp. 1051-1058.