Name: Caulifigura Kallscheuer et al. 2021

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. 2021

Effective 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.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 198. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4688.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: 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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Record number: 18897