Family Vitreoscillaceae

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Vitreoscillaceae Pringsheim 1949, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Vitreoscilla Pringsheim 1949 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Vitreoscilla, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Vitreoscillaceae, the Vitreoscilla 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: PRINGSHEIM (E.G.): The relationship between bacteria and Myxophyceae. Bacteriological Reviews, 1949, 13, 47-98.