Name: Leucothrix Örsted 1844 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Leucothrix, type genus

Gender: feminine (stem: Leucotrich-)

Type species: Leucothrix mucor Örsted 1844 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Örsted AS. De Regionibus marinis. Elementa Topographiae Historiconaturalis Freti Oeresund. Inaugural Dissertation. J.C. Scharling, Copenhagen, 1844.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Leucotrichaceae Buchanan 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Boden R, Scott KM. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2226-2239.

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Record number: 18131
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