Name: Flectobacillus Larkin et al. 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. v. flecto, to bend, to curve; L. masc. n. bacillus, a little staff, rod; N.L. masc. n. Flectobacillus, little curved rod (sic)

Gender: masculine (stem: Flectobacill-)

Type species: Flectobacillus major (Gromov 1963) Larkin et al. 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Larkin JM, Williams PM, Taylor R. Taxonomy of the genus Microcyclus Ørskov 1928: Reintroduction and emendation of the genus Spirosoma Migula 1894 and proposal of a new genus, Flectobacillus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:147-156.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Spirosomataceae corrig. Larkin and Borrall 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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