Acetobactereae Pribram 1929
Pribram, E. 1929. Journal of Bacteriology 18:361–394. Type genus: Acetobacter Beijerinck 1898

Bacteroideae Castellani and Chalmers 1919
Castellani, A. and A.J. Chalmers. 1919. Manual of tropical medicine, 3rd ed. Williams, Wood and Co., New York. Type genus: Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers 1919

Brevibacterieae Prevot 1961
Prevot, A.R. 1961. Traite de systematique bacterienne. Dunod, Paris. Volume 2. pp. 771. Type genus: Brevibacterium Breed 1953

Brucelleae Murray 1948
Murray, E.G.D. 1948 in Breed, R.S., E.G.D. Murray and A.P. Hitchens (eds). Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 6th ed. The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore. pp. 545–595. Type genus: Brucella Meyer and Shaw 1920

Chromobacterieae Winslow, Broadhurst, Buchanan, Krumwiede, Rogers and Smith 1920
Winslow, C.E.A., J. Broadhurst, R.E. Buchanan, C. Krumwiede Jr., L.A. Rogers and G.H. Smith. Journal of Bacteriology 5:191–229. Type genus: Chromobacterium Bergonzini 1881

Ehrlichieae Philip 1957
Philip, C.B. 1957 in Breed, R.S., E.G.D. Murray and N.R. Smith (eds). Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th ed. The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore. p. 933. Type genus: Ehrlichia Moshkovski 1945

Erwinieae Winslow, Broadhurst, Buchanan, Krumwiede, Rogers and Smith 1920
Winslow, C.E.A., J. Broadhurst, R.E. Buchanan, C. Krumwiede Jr., L.A. Rogers and G.H. Smith. 1920. Journal of Bacteriology 5:191–229. Type genus: Erwinia Winslow, Broadhurst, Buchanan, Krumwiede, Rogers and Smith 1920

Escherichieae Bergey, Breed, Murray and Hitchens 1939
Bergey, D.H., R.S. Breed, E.G.D. Murray and A.P. Hitchens (eds). 1939. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 5th ed. The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore. p. 388. Type genus: Escherichia Castellani and Chalmers 1919

Eubacterieae Prevot 1961
Prevot, A.R. 1961. Traite de systematique bacterienne. Dunod, Paris. Volume 2. pp. 771. Type genus: Eubacterium Prevot 1938

Haemophileae Castellani and Chalmers 1919
Castellani, A. and A.J. Chalmers. 1919. Manual of tropical medicine, 3rd ed. Williams, Wood and Co., New York. p. 933. Type genus: Haemophilus Winslow, Broadhurst, Buchanan, Krumwiede, Rogers and Smith 1917

Lactobacilleae Winslow, Broadhurst, Buchanan, Krumwiede, Rogers and Smith 1920
Winslow, C.E.A., J. Broadhurst, R.E. Buchanan, C. Krumwiede Jr., L.A. Rogers and G.H. Smith. 1920. Journal of Bacteriology 5:191–229. Type genus: Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901

Micrococceae Prevot 1961
Prevot, A.R. 1961. Traite de systematique bacterienne. Dunod, Paris. Volume 2. p. 31. Type genus: Micrococcus Cohn 1872

Pasteurelleae Castellani and Chalmers 1919
Castellani, A. and A.J. Chalmers. 1919. Manual of tropical medicine, 3rd ed. Williams, Wood and Co., New York. p. 943. Type genus: Pasteurella Trevisan 1887

Proteeae Castellani and Chalmers 1919
Castellani, A. and A.J. Chalmers. 1919. Manual of tropical medicine, 3rd ed. Williams, Wood and Co., New York. p. 932. Type genus: Proteus Hauser 1885

Pseudomonadeae Kluyver and van Niel 1936
Kluyver, A.J. and C.B. van Niel. 1936. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung II. 94:369–403. Type genus: Pseudomonas Migula 1894

Rhizobieae Prevot 1948
Prevot, A.R. 1948. Manuel de classification et de determination des bacteries anaerobies. 2nd ed. Masson, Paris. pp. 290. Type genus: Rhizobium Frank 1889

Rickettsieae Philip 1957
Philip, C.B. 1957 in Breed, R.S., E.G.D. Murray and N.R. Smith (eds). Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th ed. The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore. Type genus: Rickettsia da Rocha-Lima 1916

Salmonelleae Kalz 1957
Kalz, G. 1957 in Breed, R.S., E.G.D. Murray and N.R. Smith (eds). Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th ed. The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore. pp. 368–384. Type genus: Salmonella Lignieres 1900

Serratieae Bergey, Breed, Murray and Hitchens 1939
Bergey, D.H., R.S. Breed, E.G.D. Murray and A.P. Hitchens (eds). 1939. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 5th ed. The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore. p. 359. Type genus: Serratia Bizio 1823

Spirilleae Kluyver and van Niel 1936
Kluyver, A.J. and C.B. van Niel. 1936. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung II. 94:369–403. Type genus: Spirillum Ehrenberg 1832

Staphylococceae Prevot 1940
Prevot, A.R. 1940. Manuel de classification et de determination des bacteries anaerobies. 1st ed. Masson, Paris. pp. 223. Type genus: Staphylococcus Rosenbach 1884

Streptococceae Trevisan 1889
Trevisan, V. 1889. I generi e le specie delle Batteriacee. Zanaboni and Gabuzzi, Milano. p. 29. Type genus: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884

Thiobacilleae Pribram 1929
Pribram, E. 1929. Journal of Bacteriology 18:361–394. Type genus: Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904

Wolbachieae Philip 1955
Philip, C.B. 1955. Bacteriological Reviews 19:271. Type genus: Wolbachia Hertig 1936