Name: Lamprocystis Schroeter 1886 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Lam.pro.cys’tis Gr. adj. lampros, bright, brilliant; Gr. fem. n. cystis, the bladder, a bag; N.L. fem. n. Lamprocystis, brilliant bag

Type species: Lamprocystis roseopersicina (Kützing 1849) Schroeter 1886 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Schroeter J. Schizomycetes. In: Cohn F (eds), Kryptogamen-Flora von Schlesien, Band 3, Heft 3, Pilze, Max Müller, Breslau, 1886, p. 1-814.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

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: Chromatiaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Imhoff JF. Transfer of Pfennigia purpurea tindall 1999 (Amoebobacter purpureus Eichler and Pfennig 1988) to the genus Lamprocystis as Lamprocystis purpurea comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1699-1701.

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