Name: Kineosphaera Liu et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ki.ne.o.sphae’ra Gr. n. kinesis, motion; Gr. fem. n. sphaera, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Kineosphaera, a motile sphere

Type species: Kineosphaera limosa Liu et al. 2002

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Liu WT, Hanada S, Marsh TL, Kamagata Y, Nakamura K. Kineosphaera limosa gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-positive polyhydroxyalkanoate-accumulating coccus isolated from activated sludge. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1845-1849.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:3-5.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Dermatophilaceae Austwick 1958 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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