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Classification - List of genera included in the family - Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction".
Entomoplasmataceae Tully et al. 1993, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Entomoplasma Tully et al. 1993.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Entomoplasma -atos, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Entomoplasmataceae, the Entomoplasma family.
Reference: TULLY (J.G.), BOVÉ (J.M.), LAIGRET (F.) and WHITCOMB (R.F.): Revised taxonomy of the class Mollicutes: proposed elevation of a monophyletic cluster of arthropod-associated mollicutes to ordinal rank (Entomoplasmatales ord. nov.), with provision for familial rank to separate species with nonhelical morphology (Entomoplasmataceae fam. nov.) from helical species (Spiroplasmataceae), and emended descriptions of the order Mycoplasmatales, family Mycoplasmataceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 378-385.
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