Family Vibrionaceae

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

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).


Vibrionaceae Véron 1965, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Vibrio Pacini 1854 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Vibrio, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Vibrionaceae, the Vibrio 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: VÉRON (M.): La position taxonomique des Vibrio et de certaines bactéries comparables. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences Paris, 1965, 261, 5243-5246.