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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Deltaproteobacteria
Order: Bdellovibrionales
Family: Bdellovibrionaceae


The Bdellovibrionaceae are a family of Proteobacteria. They include genera, such as Bdellovibrio and Vampirovibrio, which are unusual parasites that enter other bacteria.[1][2]


  1. ^ Garrity, George M.; Brenner, Don J.; Krieg, Noel R.; Staley, James T. (eds.) (2005). Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume Two: The Proteobacteria, Part C: The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria. New York, New York: Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-24145-6.
  2. ^ Mortimer P. Starr and Nancy L. Baigent (1966): "Parasitic Interaction of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus with Other Bacteria" Journal of Bacteriology 1966 May; 91(5): 2006–2017

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External links[edit]

  • Bdellovibrionaceae - J.P. Euzéby: List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature