Genus Flexilinea

Name: Flexilinea Sun et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Fle.xi.li’ne.a L. masc. n. flexus, bending; L. fem. n. linea, a line; N.L. fem. n. Flexilinea, a flexible line-shaped organism

Type species: Flexilinea flocculi Sun et al. 2016

Valid publication: Sun L, Toyonaga M, Ohashi A, Matsuura N, Tourlousse DM, Meng XY, Tamaki H, Hanada S, Cruz R, Yamaguchi T, et al. Isolation and characterization of Flexilinea flocculi gen. nov., sp. nov., a filamentous, anaerobic bacterium belonging to the class Anaerolineae in the phylum Chloroflexi. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:988-996.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1916-1919.

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: [Anaerolineae, not assigned to family]

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