family Nitrobacteriaceae


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Noun1.family Nitrobacteriaceae - usually rod-shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
order Pseudomonadales, Pseudomonadales - one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-negative spiral or spherical or rod-shaped bacteria usually motile by polar flagella; some contain photosynthetic pigments
genus Nitrobacter, Nitrobacter - rod-shaped soil bacteria
genus Nitrosomonas, Nitrosomonas - ellipsoidal soil bacteria