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Classification - List of genera included in the family - Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction".
Methermicoccaceae Cheng et al. 2007, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Methermicoccus Cheng et al. 2007.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Methermicoccus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methermicoccaceae, the family of the genus Methermicoccus.
Reference: CHENG (L.), QIU (T.L.), YIN (X.B.), WU (X.L.), HU (G.Q.), DENG (Y.) and ZHANG (H.): Methermicoccus shengliensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, methylotrophic methanogen isolated from oil-production water, and proposal of Methermicoccaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2964-2969.
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