Name: Blastopirellula Schlesner et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. blastos, bud, shoot; N.L. fem. dim. n. Pirellula, name of a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Blastopirellula, a budding Pirellula

Type species: Blastopirellula marina (Schlesner 1987) Schlesner et al. 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Schlesner H, Rensmann C, Tindall BJ, Gade D, Rabus R, Pfeiffer S, Hirsch P. Taxonomic heterogeneity within the Planctomycetales as derived by DNA-DNA hybridization, description of Rhodopirellula baltica gen. nov., sp. nov., transfer of Pirellula marina to the genus Blastopirellula gen. nov. as Blastopirellula marina comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Pirellula. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1567-1580.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:3-5.

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: 3

Parent taxon: Planctomycetaceae Schlesner and Stackebrandt 1987

Assigned by: Schlesner H, Rensmann C, Tindall BJ, Gade D, Rabus R, Pfeiffer S, Hirsch P. Taxonomic heterogeneity within the Planctomycetales as derived by DNA-DNA hybridization, description of Rhodopirellula baltica gen. nov., sp. nov., transfer of Pirellula marina to the genus Blastopirellula gen. nov. as Blastopirellula marina comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Pirellula. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1567-1580.

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