Name: "Caulifigura" Kallscheuer et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cau.li.fi.gu’ra L. masc. n. caulis, a stalk, stem; L. fem. n. figura, a form, a figure; N.L. fem. n. Caulifigura, a bacterium shaped like a stalk

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Caulifigura coniformis" Kallscheuer et al. 2020

Original publication: Kallscheuer N, Wiegand S, Boedeker C, Peeters SH, Jogler M, Heuer A, Jetten MSM, Rohde M, Jogler C. Caulifigura coniformis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Planctomycetaceae isolated from a red biofilm sampled in a hydrothermal area. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2020; 113:1927-1937.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Planctomycetaceae Schlesner and Stackebrandt 1987

Assigned by: Kallscheuer N, Wiegand S, Boedeker C, Peeters SH, Jogler M, Heuer A, Jetten MSM, Rohde M, Jogler C. Caulifigura coniformis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Planctomycetaceae isolated from a red biofilm sampled in a hydrothermal area. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2020; 113:1927-1937.

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