Name: Marivirga Nedashkovskaya et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. mare, the sea; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Marivirga, a rod that inhabits marine environments

Type species: Marivirga tractuosa (Lewin 1969) Nedashkovskaya et al. 2010

Valid publication: Nedashkovskaya OI, Vancanneyt M, Kim SB, Bae KS. Reclassification of Flexibacter tractuosus (Lewin 1969) Leadbetter 1974 and 'Microscilla sericea' Lewin 1969 in the genus Marivirga gen. nov. as Marivirga tractuosa comb. nov. and Marivirga sericea nom. rev., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1858-1863.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Flammeovirgaceae Yoon et al. 2011

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