Name: Alkalispirillum Rijkenberg et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. alkali, alkali, (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort); Gr. fem. n. spira, a spiral; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Alkalispirillum, a small spiral living under alkaline conditions

Type species: Alkalispirillum mobile Rijkenberg et al. 2002

Effective publication: Rijkenberg MJ, Kort R, Hellingwerf KJ. Alkalispirillum mobile gen. nov., spec. nov., an alkaliphilic non-phototrophic member of the Ectothiorhodospiraceae. Arch Microbiol 2001; 175:369-375.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 86. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1075-1076.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Ectothiorhodospiraceae Imhoff 1984

Assigned by: Rijkenberg MJ, Kort R, Hellingwerf KJ. Alkalispirillum mobile gen. nov., spec. nov., an alkaliphilic non-phototrophic member of the Ectothiorhodospiraceae. Arch Microbiol 2001; 175:369-375.

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