Family Azotobacteraceae

Name: Azotobacteraceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Azotobacter, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Azotobacteraceae, the Azotobacter family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Azotobacter Beijerinck 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Pribram E. Klassification der Schizomyceten. F. Deuticke, Leipzig, 1933.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Pseudomonadaceae Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

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