Name: Azospira Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. azotum, nitrogen; from French masc. n. azote, nitrogen; from Gr. pref. a-, not (inseparable prefix); from Gr. fem. n. zôê, life; from N.Gr. fem. n. azôê, not sustaining life; N.L. pref. azo-, pertaining to nitrogen; Gr. fem. n. speîra, coil, spire; N.L. fem. n. Azospira, nitrogen-fixing spiral

Gender: feminine (stem: Azospir-)

Type species: Azospira oryzae Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Reinhold-Hurek B, Hurek T. Reassessment of the taxonomic structure of the diazotrophic genus Azoarcus sensu lato and description of three new genera and new species, Azovibrio restrictus gen. nov., sp. nov., Azospira oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov. and Azonexus fungiphilus gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:649-659.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:951-953.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Rhodocyclaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodocyclaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 887.

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Record number: 515215
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