Stanier RY. Studies on the Cytophagas. J Bacteriol 1940; 40:619-635.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the family "Flexibacteraceae" Garrity and Holt 2001.Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
Breed et al. (1957) assigned this genus to the family Myxococcaceae Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
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.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Cytophaga Winogradsky 1929 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Krzemieniewska H. Contribution à l'étude du genre Cytophaga (Winogradsky). Archiv für Mikrobiologie 1933; 4:394-408.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Sporecytophaga"; "Sporocvtophaga"; "Sporocylophaga"; "Sporocytaphaga"; "Sporocytopbaga"; "Sporocytophaqa"; "Sporocytvphaga"; "Sporocywphaga"; "Sporocyzophaga"; "Sporvcytophaga"; "Spurocytophaga".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: LMG: 1; ATCC: 1; DSM: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "SOCY" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1