Name: Mobiluncus Spiegel and Roberts 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Mo.bi.lun’cus L. masc./fem. adj. mobilis, capable of movement, active; L. masc. n. uncus, hook; N.L. masc. n. Mobiluncus, a motile curved rod

Type species: Mobiluncus curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984

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

Subdivision:

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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