Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow (--->) only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).
Classification - List of genera included in the family - Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction".
Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 1980, fam. nov., nom. rev.
Type genus: ¤ Acetobacter Beijerinck 1898 (Approved Lists 1980).
Synonym: "Acetobacteraceae" Henrici 1939.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Acetobacter, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Acetobacteraceae, the Acetobacter family.
Reference: GILLIS (M.) and DE LEY (J.): Intra- and intergeneric similarities of the ribosomal ribonucleic acid cistrons of Acetobacter and Gluconobacter. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 7-27.
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