Name: Microscilla Pringsheim 1951 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small; L. neut. n. oscillum, a swing; N.L. fem. n. Microscilla, intended to mean small swinging organisms

Type species: Microscilla marina Pringsheim 1951 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Pringsheim EG. The Vitreoscillaceae; a family of colourless, gliding, filamentous organisms. J Gen Microbiol 1951; 5:124-149.

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: 3

Parent taxon: Microscillaceae Hahnke et al. 2017

Assigned by: Hahnke RL, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Garcia-Lopez M, Mukherjee S, Huntemann M, Ivanova NN, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Klenk HP, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2016; 7:2003.

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