Name: Geminisphaera Wertz et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ge.mi.ni.sphae’ra L. adj. geminus, twin-born, twin; Gr. fem. n. sphaera, globe, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Geminisphaera, twin sphere

Type species: Geminisphaera colitermitum Wertz et al. 2018

Effective publication: Wertz JT, Kim E, Breznak JA, Schmidt TM, Rodrigues JLM. Second Correction for Wertz et al., "Genomic and Physiological Characterization of the Verrucomicrobia Isolate Geminisphaera colitermitum gen. nov., sp. nov., Reveals Microaerophily and Nitrogen Fixation Genes". Appl Environ Microbiol 2018; 84:e00952-18.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 183. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2707-2709.

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: Opitutaceae Choo et al. 2007

Assigned by: Wertz JT, Kim E, Breznak JA, Schmidt TM, Rodrigues JLM. Second Correction for Wertz et al., "Genomic and Physiological Characterization of the Verrucomicrobia Isolate Geminisphaera colitermitum gen. nov., sp. nov., Reveals Microaerophily and Nitrogen Fixation Genes". Appl Environ Microbiol 2018; 84:e00952-18.

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