Name: Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: Gr. adj. holos -ê -on, whole, entire, complete in all its parts; Gr. fem. n. spora, seed (in biology, a spore); N.L. fem. n. Holospora, whole spore

Gender: feminine

Type species: Holospora undulata (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981

Valid publication: Gromov BV, Ossipov DV. Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) nom. rev., a genus of bacteria inhabiting the nuclei of paramecia. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:348-352.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Holosporaceae Görtz and Schmidt 2006

Assigned by: Görtz HD, Schmidt HJ. Family III. Holosporaceae fam. 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. 146-149.

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