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".
Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Comamonas (ex Davis and Park 1962) De Vos et al. 1985.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Comamonas, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Comamonadaceae, the Comamonas family.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), DE LEY (J.), GILLIS (M.) and KERSTERS (K.): Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis 1969). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 445-450.
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