Name: Kyrpidia Klenk et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Kyr.pi’di.a N.L. fem. n. Kyrpidia, named in honor of Nikolaos C. Kyrpides, a Greek-American genomics scientist, who co-initiated the Genomic Encyclopedia of Archaea and Bacteria

Type species: Kyrpidia tusciae (Bonjour and Aragno 1985) Klenk et al. 2012

Effective publication: Klenk HP, Lapidus A, Chertkov O, Copeland A, Del Rio TG, Nolan M, Lucas S, Chen F, Tice H, Cheng JF, et al. Complete genome sequence of the thermophilic, hydrogen-oxidizing Bacillus tusciae type strain (T2) and reclassification in the new genus, Kyrpidia gen. nov. as Kyrpidia tusciae comb. nov. and emendation of the family Alicyclobacillaceae da Costa and Rainey, 2010. Stand Genomic Sci 2011; 5:121-134.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 146. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1443-1445.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Alicyclobacillaceae da Costa and Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Klenk H-P, Lapidus A, Chertkov O, Copeland A, Glavina del Rio T, Nolan M, Lucas S, Chen F, Tice H, Cheng J-F, et al. Complete genome sequence of the thermophilic, hydrogen-oxydizing Bacillus tusciae type strain (T2T) and reclassification in the new genus, Kyrpidia gen. nov. as Kyrpidia tusciae comb. nov. and emendation of the family Alicyclobacillaceae da Costa and Rainey, 2010. Standards in Genomic Sciences 2011; 5:97-111.

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