Genus Nitrospina

Name: Nitrospina Watson and Waterbury 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. nitras (gen. nitratis), nitrate; N.L. pref. nitro-, pertaining to nitrate; L. fem. n. spina, thorn, spine; N.L. fem. n. Nitrospina, nitrate spine

Gender: feminine (stem: Nitrospin-)

Type species: Nitrospina gracilis Watson and Waterbury 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Watson SW, Waterbury JB. Characteristics of two marine nitrite oxidizing bacteria, Nitrospina gracilis nov. gen. nov. sp. and Nitrococcus mobilis nov. gen. nov. sp. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 1971; 77:203-230.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 2

Parent taxon: Nitrospinaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family III. Nitrospinaceae 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. 999.

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