Genus Exilispira

Name: Exilispira Imachi et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: e.xi’lis’ra L. masc./fem. adj. exilis, slender; Gr. fem. n. [σπεῖρα] speîra, helix; N.L. fem. n. Exilispira, slender helix, referring to the cell shape

Gender: feminine

Type species: Exilispira thermophila Imachi et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Imachi H, Sakai S, Hirayama H, Nakagawa S, Nunoura T, Takai K, Horikoshi K. Exilispira thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, thermophilic spirochaete isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2258-2265.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:3-4.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: [Spirochaetia, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 517820