Name: Galenea Giovannelli et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ga.len’ea N.L. fem. n. Galenea, named after Galene, known as the goddess of calm seas and shallow water; Gr. fem. n. Galene, one of the Nereids, generally associated with the Aegean Sea

Type species: Galenea microaerophila Giovannelli et al. 2012

Valid publication: Giovannelli D, Grosche A, Starovoytov V, Yakimov M, Manini E, Vetriani C. Galenea microaerophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic, microaerophilic, chemosynthetic, thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a shallow-water hydrothermal vent. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:3060-3066.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:799-800.

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: Piscirickettsiaceae Fryer and Lannan 2005

Assigned by: Giovannelli D, Grosche A, Starovoytov V, Yakimov M, Manini E, Vetriani C. Galenea microaerophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic, microaerophilic, chemosynthetic, thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a shallow-water hydrothermal vent. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:3060-3066.

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