Staphylococcaceae

family of Gram positive bacteria

Staphylococcaceae is a family of bacteria. The bacteria of this family are gram-positive. Some of the genus Staphylococcus are harmful: they are pathogens.

Staphylococcaceae
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Staphylococcus aureus
Scientific classification
Domain:
Division:
Class:
Order:
Family:
Staphylococcaceae

Schleifer and Bell 2010[1]
Genera

Abyssicoccus
Aliicoccus
Auricoccus
Corticicoccus
Jeotgalicoccus
Macrococcus
Nosocomiicoccus
Salinicoccus
Staphylococcus[2]

SystematicsEdit

The Staphylococcaceae belong to order Bacillales and consists of the following genera:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Parte, A.C. "Staphylococcaceae". LPSN. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  2. "Classification of prokaryotes - Family Staphylococcaceae". LPSN. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  3. Euzéby, J. P. "List of prokaryotic names with standing in nomenclature". Retrieved March 21, 2015.