Name: Aquaspirillum Hylemon et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. aqua, water; Gr. fem. n. speîra, a spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Aquaspirillum, a small water spiral

Gender: neuter

Type species: Aquaspirillum serpens (Müller 1786) Hylemon et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Hylemon PB, Wells Jr. JS, Krieg NR, Jannasch HW. The genus Spirillum: A taxonomic study. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1973; 23:340-380.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 20
Total number of child taxa: 20

Parent taxon: Chromobacteriaceae Adeolu and Gupta 2013

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1-24.

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