Name: Nisaea Urios et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. Nisaea, nymph of the sea (one of the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris), referring to the marine origin

Type species: Nisaea denitrificans Urios et al. 2008

Valid publication: Urios L, Michotey V, Intertaglia L, Lesongeur F, Lebaron P. Nisaea denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Nisaea nitritireducens sp. nov., two novel members of the class Alphaproteobacteria from the Mediterranean Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2336-2341.

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: Rhodospirillaceae Pfennig and TrĂ¼per 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Urios L, Michotey V, Intertaglia L, Lesongeur F, Lebaron P. Nisaea denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Nisaea nitritireducens sp. nov., two novel members of the class Alphaproteobacteria from the Mediterranean Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2336-2341.

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