Name: Beggiatoa Trevisan 1842 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Beggiatoa, a genus of bacteria, named in remembrance of F.S. Beggiato, a physician of Vicenza, (g.b. 1807), who authored the Delle Terme Euganea

Type species: Beggiatoa alba (Vaucher 1803) Trevisan 1845 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Trevisan V. Prospetto della Flora Euganea. Coi Tipi Del Seminario, Padova, 1842.

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, conserved name

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: Beggiatoaceae Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Migula W. Über ein neues System der Bakterien. Arbeiten aus dem Bakteriologischen Institut der Technischen Hochschule zu Karlsruhe 1894; 1:235-238.

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