Name: Larkinella Vancanneyt et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Larkinella, named in honour of the American microbiologist John M. Larkin, who described the family Spirosomaceae in co-authorship with Renée Borrall

Gender: feminine

Type species: Larkinella insperata Vancanneyt et al. 2006

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Vancanneyt M, Nedashkovskaya OI, Snauwaert C, Mortier S, Vandemeulebroecke K, Hoste B, Dawyndt P, Frolova GM, Janssens D, Swings J. Larkinella insperata gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterium of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes' isolated from water of a steam generator. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:237-241.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:679-680.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Spirosomaceae Larkin and Borrall 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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