Name: Leptotrichia Trevisan 1879 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. leptos, fine, small; Gr. fem. n. thrix (gen. trichos), hair; N.L. fem. n. Leptotrichia, fine hair

Gender: feminine

Type species: Leptotrichia buccalis (Robin 1853) Trevisan 1879 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Trevisan V. Prime linee d'introduzione allo die batteri italiani. R C Institut Lombardo (Seriale 2) 1879; 12:133-151.

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, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Leptotrichiaceae Staley and Whitman 2012

Assigned by: Staley JT, Whitman WB. Family II. Leptotrichiaceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 766.

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