Name: Meganema Thomsen et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. megas, big; Gr. neut. n. nêma, thread; N.L. neut. n. Meganema, large thread-like micro-organism

Gender: neuter

Type species: Meganema perideroedes Thomsen et al. 2006

Valid publication: Thomsen TR, Blackall LL, de Muro MA, Nielsen JL, Nielsen PH. Meganema perideroedes gen. nov., sp. nov., a filamentous alphaproteobacterium from activated sludge. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1865-1868.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2509-2510.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Neomegalonema Oren 2017

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Neomegalonemataceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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