Name: "Bythopirellula" Storesund and Ovreas 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Byth’o.pir.ell’u.la. Gr. masc. n. [βυθός] bythos, the depth (of the sea) (βυθóς); N.L. fem. dim. n. Pirellula, relation with other Pirellula-like bacteria; L. fem. n. pirus, pear, from their shape; N.L. fem. dim. n. Bythopirellula, a proposed name of a bacterial genus

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Bythopirellula goksoyri" Storesund and Ovreas 2013

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Storesund JE, Ovreas L. Diversity of Planctomycetes in iron-hydroxide deposits from the Arctic Mid Ocean Ridge (AMOR) and description of Bythopirellula goksoyri gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Planctomycete from deep sea iron-hydroxide deposits. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:569-584.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Lacipirellulaceae Dedysh et al. 2020

Assigned by: Dedysh SN, Kulichevskaya IS, Beletsky AV, Ivanova AA, Rijpstra WIC, Damste JSS, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV. Lacipirellula parvula gen. nov., sp. nov., representing a lineage of planctomycetes widespread in low-oxygen habitats, description of the family Lacipirellulaceae fam. nov. and proposal of the orders Pirellulales ord. nov., Gemmatales ord. nov. and Isosphaerales ord. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2020; 43:126050.

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Record number: 424