Name: "Mobilifilum" Margulis et al. 1990

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’lum. L. masc./fem. adj. mobilis, moving; L. neut. n. filum, thread; N.L. neut. n. Mobilifilum, moving thread

Gender: neuter (stem: Mobilifil-)

Type species: "Mobilifilum chasei" Margulis et al. 1990

Original publication: Margulis L, Hinkle G, Stolz J, Craft F, Esteve I, Guerrero R. Mobilifilum chasei: morphology and ecology of a spirochete from an intertidal stratified microbial mat community. Arch Microbiol 1990; 153:422-427.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Spirochaetaceae Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Parte AC, Sarda Carbasse J, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Reimer LC, Goker M. List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5607-5612.

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Record number: 521840
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