Genus Breoghania

Name: Breoghania Gallego et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Breo.ghan’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Breoghania, named after Breoghan, according to Celtic mythology (Leabhar Ghabhala, XII century), the first Celtic king of Gallaecia (actual Galicia), founder of the city of Brigantia (probably A Coruña) that built a tower on the coast from where Eire (Ireland) could be seen

Gender: feminine

Type species: Breoghania corrubedonensis Gallego et al. 2011

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gallego S, Vila J, Maria Nieto J, Urdiain M, Rossello-Mora R, Grifoll M. Breoghania corrubedonensis gen. nov. sp. nov., a novel alphaproteobacterium isolated from a Galician beach (NW Spain) after the Prestige fuel oil spill, and emended description of the family Cohaesibacteraceae and the species Cohaesibacter gelatinilyticus. Syst Appl Microbiol 2010; 33:316-321.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 137. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1-3.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 1

Parent taxon: Breoghaniaceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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