Genus Leptonema

Name: Leptonema Hovind-Hougen 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. leptos, thin, narrow, fine; Gr. neut. n. nêma, a filament or thread; N.L. neut. n. Leptonema, a thin filament or thread, describing a bacterium that resembles a thin filament or thread

Gender: neuter

Type species: Leptonema illini Hovind-Hougen 1983

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hovind-Hougen K. Leptospiraceae, a new family to include Leptospira Noguchi 1917 and Leptonema gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1979; 29:245-251.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 10. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:438-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: Leptospiraceae Hovind-Hougen 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hovind-Hougen K. Leptospiraceae, a new family to Include Leptospira Noguchi 1917 and Leptonema gen. Nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1979; 29:245-251.

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Record number: 517267