Name: Anaerobranca Engle et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. masc. n. aer, aeros, air; N.L. fem. n. branca, claw, paw, the root of the English word branch, an arm-like part diverging from a main axis; N.L. fem. n. Anaerobranca, referring to the branched cell shape of the obligately anaerobic bacterium

Type species: Anaerobranca horikoshii Engle et al. 1995

Valid publication: Engle M, Li Y, Woese C, Wiegel J. Isolation and characterization of a novel alkalitolerant thermophile, Anaerobranca horikoshii gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:454-461.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: [Eubacteriales, not assigned to family]

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