Name: Leptospirillum (ex Markosyan 1972) Hippe 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology:’lum. Gr. masc. adj. leptos, thin, fine; Gr. fem. n. speîra, a spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Leptospirillum, thin spiral

Gender: neuter (stem: Leptospirill-)

Type species: Leptospirillum ferrooxidans (ex Markosyan 1972) Hippe 2000

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hippe H. Leptospirillum gen. nov. (ex Markosyan 1972), nom. rev., including Leptospirillum ferrooxidans sp. nov. (ex Markosyan 1972), nom. rev. and Leptospirillum thermoferrooxidans sp. nov. (Golovacheva et al. 1992). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:501-503.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:951-953.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: "Nitrospiraceae" Garrity and Holt 2001

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.

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