Family Spirosomaceae

Name: Spirosomaceae Larkin and Borrall 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Spirosoma Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Larkin JM, Borrall R. Spirosomaceae, a New Family to Contain the Genera Spirosoma Migula 1894, Flectobacillus Larkin et al. 1977, and Runella Larkin and Williams 1978. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:595-596.

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: Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

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