Genus Heliobacillus

Name: Heliobacillus Beer-Romero and Gest 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hêlios, sun; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Heliobacillus, sun rod

Gender: masculine (stem: Heliobacill-)

Type species: Heliobacillus mobilis Beer-Romero and Gest 1998

Effective publication: Beer-Romero P, Gest H. Heliobacillus mobilis, a peritrichously flagellated anoxyphototroph containing bacteriochlorophyll g. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 1987; 41:109-114.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 65. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:627.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Heliobacterium Gest and Favinger 1985


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Heliobacteriaceae Madigan and Asao 2010

Assigned by: Yilmaz P, Parfrey LW, Yarza P, Gerken J, Pruesse E, Quast C, Schweer T, Peplies J, Ludwig W, Glöckner FO. The SILVA and “all-species living tree project (LTP)” taxonomic frameworks. Nucleic Acids Research 2014; 42(D1):D643-D648.

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Record number: 515786
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