Name: Mobiluncus Spiegel and Roberts 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: mo’bi.lis’cus L. masc./fem. adj. mobilis, movable, mobile; L. masc. n. uncus, a hook; N.L. masc. n. Mobiluncus, a motile curved rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Mobiluncus curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Spiegel CA, Roberts M. Mobiluncus gen. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. curtisii sp. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. holmesii subsp. nov., and Mobiluncus mulieris sp. nov., curved rods from the human vagina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:177-184.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Actinomycetaceae Buchanan 1918 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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