Name: Gemmiger Gossling and Moore 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. gemma, a bud; L. suff. -ger, one who carries, carrier; from L. v. gero, to bear; N.L. masc. n. Gemmiger, bud bearer

Type species: Gemmiger formicilis Gossling and Moore 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Gossling J, Moore WEC. Gemmiger formicilis, n. gen., n. sp., an anaerobic budding bacterium from intestines. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1975; 25:202-207.

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

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: 1

Parent taxon: Hyphomicrobiaceae Babudieri 1950 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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