Gas.tro.spi.ril.lum. Gr. fem. n.gastêr (gen. gastros), stomach; Gr. fem. n.speîra, a spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n.spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n.Gastrospirillum, a small stomach spiral
McNulty CA, Dent JC, Curry A, Uff JS, Ford GA, Gear MW, Wilkinson SP. New spiral bacterium in gastric mucosa. J Clin Pathol 1989; 42:585-591.
not validly published
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Ganstrospirillum"; "Gastrospinrllum"; "Gastrospirnllum"; "Giistrospirillum"; "Gnstrospirillum"; "Gustrospirillum".
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
On SL. International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Campylobacter and related bacteria. Minutes of the meetings, 13 and 16 September 1999, Baltimore, USA. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1401-1403.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "GSSP" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0 Total number of child taxa: 2