Irgens RL. Meniscus, a new genus of aerotolerant, gas-vacuolated bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:38-43.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the family "Flexibacteraceae" Garrity and Holt 2001.Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
Krieg et al. (2010) assigned this genus to the family Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Euzéby J, Whitman WB. Phylum XIV. Bacteroidetes phyl. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 25.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Mcniscus"; "Meniskus".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "MSCU" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1
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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