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. mĂȘniskos

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

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original 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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Wu WJ, Zhao JX, Chen GJ, Du ZJ. Description of Ancylomarina subtilis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from coastal sediment, proposal of Marinilabiliales ord. nov. and transfer of Marinilabiliaceae, Prolixibacteraceae and Marinifilaceae to the order Marinilabiliales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4243-4249.

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