Name: Meniscus Irgens 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Meniscus, lunar crescent, crescent moon; from Gr. masc. n. mêniskos

Gender: masculine (stem: Menisc-)

Type species: Meniscus glaucopis Irgens 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Irgens RL. Meniscus, a new genus of aerotolerant, gas-vacuolated bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:38-43.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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

Parent taxon: Prolixibacteraceae Huang 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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