Name: Motiliproteus Wang et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Mo.ti.li.pro’teus L. adj. motilis, motile; Gr. masc. n. Prôteus, a mythical figure able to assume different forms; N.L. masc. n. Motiliproteus, a motile bacteria of various forms

Gender: masculine

Type species: Motiliproteus sediminis Wang et al. 2015

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Wang ZJ, Xie ZH, Wang C, Du ZJ, Chen GJ. Motiliproteus sediminis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from coastal sediment. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 106:615-621.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 163. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1105-1111.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Oceanospirillaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Wang ZJ, Xie ZH, Wang C, Du ZJ, Chen GJ. Motiliproteus sediminis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from coastal sediment. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 106:615-621.

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