Name: Isosphaera Giovannoni et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. isos -ê -on, equal; Gr. fem. n. sphaîra, a ball, globe, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Isosphaera, sphere of equal size

Gender: feminine

Type species: Isosphaera pallida (ex Woronichin 1927) Giovannoni et al. 1995

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Giovannoni SJ, Schabtach E, Castenholz RW. Isosphaera pallida, gen. and comb. nov., a gliding, budding eubacterium from hot springs. Arch. Microbiol. 1987; 147:276-284.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 54. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:619-620.

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: Isosphaeraceae Kulichevskaya et al. 2016

Assigned by: Kulichevskaya IS, Ivanova AA, Suzina NE, Rijpstra WIC, Sinninghe Damste JS, Dedysh SN. Paludisphaera borealis gen. nov., sp. nov., a hydrolytic planctomycete from northern wetlands, and proposal of Isosphaeraceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:837-844.

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Record number: 515861