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".
Bacteriovoracaceae Davidov and Jurkevitch 2004, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Bacteriovorax Baer et al. 2000.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Bacteriovorax, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Bacteriovoracaceae, the Bacteriovorax family.
Reference: DAVIDOV (Y.) and JURKEVITCH (E.): Diversity and evolution of Bdellovibrio-and-like organisms (BALOs), reclassification of Bacteriovorax starrii as Peredibacter starrii gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of the Bacteriovorax-Peredibacter clade as Bacteriovoracaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1439-1452.
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