Family Vitreoscillaceae

Name: Vitreoscillaceae Pringsheim 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

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

Type genus: Vitreoscilla Pringsheim 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Pringsheim EG. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BACTERIA AND MYXOPHYCEAE. Bacteriol Rev 1949; 13:47-98.

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: Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

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