Name: Gallionella Ehrenberg 1838 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Gallionella, named for B. Gallion, a customs agent and zoologist (1782-1839) in Dieppe, France

Gender: feminine (stem: Gallionell-)

Type species: Gallionella ferruginea Ehrenberg 1838 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Ehrenberg CG. Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. L. Voss, Leipzig, 1838.

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, conserved name

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: 3

Parent taxon: Gallionellaceae Henrici and Johnson 1935 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Henrici AT, Johnson D. Studies of Fresh water Bacteria. II. Stalked Bacteria, a new order of Schizomycetes. Journal of Bacteriology 1935; 30:61-92.

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Record number: 517235
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