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
Type species: Aquiluna borgnonia Pitt et al. 2021
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.
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]Record number: 19549