Name: Spirochaetaceae Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Spirochaeta Ehrenberg 1835 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Swellengrebel NH. De L’Anaphylaxie en général. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris) 1907; 21:562-586.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 12
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 18

Parent taxon: Spirochaetales Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Parker CD. Genus V. Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 83-88.

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Record number: 1310
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