Name: Arachnia Pine and Georg 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.rach’ni.a Gr. n. arachnion, spider's web; N.L. fem. n. Arachnia, referring to filamentous microcolonies

Gender: feminine

Type species: Arachnia propionica (Buchanan and Pine 1962) Pine and Georg 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Pine L, Georg LK. Reclassification of Actinomyces propionicus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1969; 19:267-272.

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: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Propionibacteriaceae Delwiche 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Scholz CF, Kilian M. The natural history of cutaneous propionibacteria, and reclassification of selected species within the genus Propionibacterium to the proposed novel genera Acidipropionibacterium gen. nov., Cutibacterium gen. nov. and Pseudopropionibacterium gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4422-4432.

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