Bacteroidaceae

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Bacteroidaceae
Bacteroides biacutis 01.jpg
Bacteroides spp. anaerobically cultured in blood agar medium.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Bacteroidetes
Class: Bacteroidetes
Order: Bacteroidales
Family: Bacteroidaceae
Genera

Bacteroides
Acetofilamentum
Acetomicrobium
Acetothermus
Anaerorhabdus

The family Bacteroidaceae is composed of five genera of environmental bacteria.[1] The genus Capsularis used to exist prior to 1982, but its only species, B. zoogleoformans, was later deemed to be more closely related to the genus Bacteroides.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed., vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria) (D.R. Boone and R.W. Castenholz, eds.), Springer-Verlag, New York (2001). pp. 465-466.
  2. ^ http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/content/32/3/271.full.pdf+html.