Name: Flexistipes Fiala et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. flexus, a bending, turning, winding; L. masc. n. stipes, a branch of a tree, stick; N.L. masc. n. Flexistipes, the flexible stick

Type species: Flexistipes sinusarabici Fiala et al. 2000

Effective publication: Fiala G, Woese CR, Langworthy TA, Stetter KO. Flexistipes sinusarabici a novel genus and species of eubacteria occurring in the Atlantis II Deep brines of the Read Sea. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 154:120-126.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 75. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1415-1417.

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: Deferribacteraceae Huber and Stetter 2002

Assigned by: Huber H, Stetter KO. Family I. Deferribacteraceae fam. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 465-471.

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