Name: Microcyclus Ørskov 1928 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. mikros, small; L. masc. n. cyclus, a circle; N.L. masc. n. Microcyclus, a small circle

Gender: masculine

Type species: Microcyclus aquaticus Ørskov 1928 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Oerskov J. Beschreibung eines neuen Mikroben, Microcyclus aquaticus, mit eigentümlicher Morphologie. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung I. 1928; 107:180-184.

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, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Ancylobacter Raj 1983

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: 3

Parent taxon: Xanthobacteraceae Lee et al. 2005

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