Genus Nitrosolobus

Name: Nitrosolobus Watson et al. 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. adj. nitrosus, full of natron, here intended to mean nitrous; N.L. masc. n. lobus, a lobe; from Gr. masc. n. lobos, lobe of the ear, or liver, or lung; N.L. masc. n. Nitrosolobus, nitrous lobe, a lobe producing nitrite

Type species: Nitrosolobus multiformis Watson et al. 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Watson SW, Graham LB, Remsen CC, Valois FW. A lobular, ammonia-oxidizing bacterium, Nitrosolobus multiformis nov.gen.nov.sp. Arch Mikrobiol 1971; 76:183-203.

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: synonym

Correct name: Nitrosospira Winogradsky and Winogradsky 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Nitrosomonadaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Nitrosomonadaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 864.

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