Name: Mucispirillum Robertson et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. mucus, mucus; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Mucispirillum, a small spiral rod of the mucus

Type species: Mucispirillum schaedleri Robertson et al. 2005

Valid publication: Robertson BR, O'Rourke JL, Neilan BA, Vandamme P, On SL, Fox JG, Lee A. Mucispirillum schaedleri gen. nov., sp. nov., a spiral-shaped bacterium colonizing the mucus layer of the gastrointestinal tract of laboratory rodents. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1199-1204.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Deferribacteraceae Huber and Stetter 2002

Assigned by: Robertson BR, O'Rourke JL, Neilan BA, Vandamme P, On SL, Fox JG, Lee A. Mucispirillum schaedleri gen. nov., sp. nov., a spiral-shaped bacterium colonizing the mucus layer of the gastrointestinal tract of laboratory rodents. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1199-1204.

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