Name: "Nitrospira" Garrity and Holt 2001

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Ni.tro.spi’ra. L. neut. n. nitrum, nitrate; Gr. fem. n. speîra, a coil, spiral; N.L. fem. n. Nitrospira, nitrate spiral

Gender: feminine

Type order: "Nitrospirales" Garrity and Holt 2001

Original publication: Garrity GM, Holt JG. Phylum BVIII. Nitrospirae phy. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 451-464.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Nitrospirota Garrity and Holt 2021

Assigned by: Oren A, Garrity GM. Valid publication of the names of forty-two phyla of prokaryotes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5056.

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Record number: 163
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