Name: Elstera Rahalkar et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: El’ster.a. N.L. fem. n. Elstera, named after Hans-Joachim Elster, a German limnologist working on Lake Constance who was one of the first to establish the importance of the littoral zone for the lake ecosystem

Gender: feminine (stem: Elster-)

Type species: Elstera litoralis Rahalkar et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Rahalkar M, Bahulikar RA, Deutzmann JS, Kroth PG, Schink B. Elstera litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from stone biofilms of Lake Constance, Germany. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1750-1754.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2555-2556.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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

Parent taxon: Azospirillaceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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