Name: Magnetospirillum Schleifer et al. 1992

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. n. magnes -etis, a magnet; N.L. pref. magneto-, pertaining to a magnet; Gr. fem. n. spira, a spiral; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Magnetospirillum, a small magnetic spiral

Type species: Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense Schleifer et al. 1992

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Schleifer KH, Schüler D, Spring S, Weizenegger M, Amann R, Ludwig W, Köhler M. The genus Magnetospirillum gen. nov. description of Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense sp. nov. and transfer of Aquaspirillum magnetotacticum to Magnetospirillum magnetotacticum comb. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1991; 14:379-385.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 40. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:191-192.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillaceae Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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