Name: Mycoplana Gray and Thornton 1928 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. mukês, mushroom or other funguss; Gr. n. planos, a wandering; N.L. fem. n. Mycoplana, fungus wanderer

Gender: feminine

Type species: Mycoplana dimorpha Gray and Thornton 1928 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Gray PHH, Thornton HG. Soil bacteria that decompose certain aromatic compounds. Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, Abteilung II 1928; 73:74-96.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

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: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Rhizobiaceae Conn 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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