Name: Neomegalonema Oren 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ne.o.me.ga.lo.ne’ma Gr. pref. neo-, new; from Gr. adj. neos; Gr. adj. megas, big; Gr. neut. n. nema, thread; N.L. neut. n. Neomegalonema, a new large thread-like micro-organism

Type species: Neomegalonema perideroedes (Thomsen et al. 2006) Oren 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Oren A. On names of genera of prokaryotes that are later homonyms of generic names with standing in the zoological or the botanical nomenclature. Proposal of Neomegalonema gen. nov. and Neomegalonema perideroedes comb. nov. as replacements for the prokaryotic generic name Meganema and the species name Meganema perideroedes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4276-4278.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3-6.

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: Methylobacteriaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Oren A. On names of genera of prokaryotes that are later homonyms of generic names with standing in the zoological or the botanical nomenclature. Proposal of Neomegalonema gen. nov. and Neomegalonema perideroedes comb. nov. as replacements for the prokaryotic generic name Meganema and the species name Meganema perideroedes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4276-4278.

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