Genus Nereida

Name: Nereida Pujalte et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Nereida, a Nereid, a sea nymph, referring to the habitat of the bacteria; L. fem. n. Nereis

Type species: Nereida ignava Pujalte et al. 2005

Valid publication: Pujalte MJ, Macian MC, Arahal DR, Ludwig W, Schleifer KH, Garay E. Nereida ignava gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel aerobic marine alpha-proteobacterium that is closely related to uncultured Prionitis (alga) gall symbionts. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:631-636.

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: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

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