Name DOI
Waite et al. 2020
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Waite et al. 2020
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(genus on whose name the name of this taxon is based)
Schumacher et al. 1993 emend. Luijten et al. 2003
Proper Form
Sulfurospirillaceae Waite et al. 2020
Nomenclatural History
The family Sulfurospirillaceae was originally proposed by Waite et al. 2017. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 193 in 2020.
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This information was last reviewed on March 18, 2020.


  1. Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation List No. 193. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2960-2966.
  2. Waite DW, Vanwonterghem I, Rinke C, Parks DH, Zhang Y, Takai K, Sievert SM, Simon J, Campbell BJ, Hanson TE, Woyke T, Klotz MG, Hugenholtz P. Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Class Epsilonproteobacteria and Proposed Reclassification to Epsilonbacteraeota (phyl. nov.). Front. Microbio. 2017; 8:682-682. [PubMed].