Genus Breznakiella

Name: Breznakiella Song et al. 2022

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Breznakiella, named after the American microbiologist John A. Breznak, in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the studies on termite gut treponemes

Gender: feminine (stem: Breznakiell-)

Type species: Breznakiella homolactica Song et al. 2022

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Song Y, Herve V, Radek R, Pfeiffer F, Zheng H, Brune A. Characterization and phylogenomic analysis of Breznakiella homolactica gen. nov. sp. nov. indicate that termite gut treponemes evolved from non-acetogenic spirochetes in cockroaches. Environ Microbiol 2021; 23:4228-4245.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 203. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5167.

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: Breznakiellaceae Brune et al. 2022

Assigned by: Brune A, Song Y, Oren A, Paster BJ. A new family for 'termite gut treponemes': description of Breznakiellaceae fam. nov., Gracilinema caldarium gen. nov., comb. nov., Leadbettera azotonutricia gen. nov., comb. nov., Helmutkoenigia isoptericolens gen. nov., comb. nov., and Zuelzera stenostrepta gen. nov., comb. nov., and proposal of Rectinemataceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5439.

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Record number: 26487
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