Family Thiocapsaceae

Name: Thiocapsaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.cap’sa N.L. fem. n. Thiocapsa, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thiocapsaceae, the Thiocapsa family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Thiocapsa Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Bavendamm W. Morphologie und Systematik der farblosen und roten Schwefelbakterien. In: Kolkwitz R (eds), Die farblosen und roten Schwefelbakterien des Suss-und Salzwassers., Pflanzenforschung, Berlin-Dahlem, 1924, p. 1-156.

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: Chromatiaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

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