Name: Marinifilum Na et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. marinus, belonging to the sea; L. neut. n. filum, a thread; N.L. neut. n. Marinifilum, a thread belonging to or living in the sea

Type species: Marinifilum fragile Na et al. 2009

Valid publication: Na H, Kim S, Moon EY, Chun J. Marinifilum fragile gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from tidal flat sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2241-2246.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: 4

Parent taxon: Marinifilaceae Iino et al. 2014

Assigned by: Iino T, Mori K, Itoh T, Kudo T, Suzuki K, Ohkuma M. Description of Mariniphaga anaerophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively aerobic marine bacterium isolated from tidal flat sediment, reclassification of the Draconibacteriaceae as a later heterotypic synonym of the Prolixibacteraceae and description of the family Marinifilaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3660-3667.

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