Name: Aquiluna Pitt et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.qui.lu’na. L. fem. n. aqua, water; L. fem. n. luna, the moon; N.L. fem. n. Aquiluna, water moon, referring to the aquatic habitat and selenoid morphology of the strain from the description of the Candidatus Aquiluna rubra

Gender: feminine

Type species: Aquiluna borgnonia Pitt et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Pitt A, Schmidt J, Koll U, Hahn MW. Aquiluna borgnonia gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of a Microbacteriaceae lineage of freshwater bacteria with small genome sizes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4825.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: 2

Parent taxon: [Actinomycetales, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 19549