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 Introduction to classification.
Xanthobacteraceae Lee et al. 2005, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Xanthobacter Wiegel et al. 1978 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Xanthobacter, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Xanthobacteraceae, the Xanthobacter family.
Reference: LEE (K.B.), LIU (C.T.), ANZAI (Y.), KIM (H.), AONO (T.) and OYAIZU (H.): The hierarchical system of the 'Alphaproteobacteria': description of Hyphomonadaceae fam. nov., Xanthobacteraceae fam. nov. and Erythrobacteraceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1907-1919.
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