Genus Chloronema

Name: Chloronema Dubinina and Gorlenko 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. chlôros, green; Gr. neut. n. nêma, thread; N.L. neut. n. Chloronema, green filament

Gender: neuter

Type species: Chloronema giganteum Dubinina and Gorlenko 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Dubinina GA, Gorlenko VM. New filamentous photosynthetic green bacteria containing gas vacuoles. Mikrobiologiya 1975; 44:511-517.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: Oscillochloridaceae Keppen et al. 2000

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Chander P, George S. Phylogenetic framework and molecular signatures for the class Chloroflexi and its different clades; proposal for division of the class Chloroflexia class. nov. [corrected] into the suborder Chloroflexineae subord. nov., consisting of the emended family Oscillochloridaceae and the family Chloroflexaceae fam. nov., and the suborder Roseiflexineae subord. nov., containing the family Roseiflexaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 103:99-119.

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