Name: Niveispirillum Lin et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ni.ve.i.spi.ril’lum L. masc. adj. niveus, snow-white; N.L. neut. dim. n. spirillum, spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Niveispirillum, snow-white spiral

Gender: neuter

Type species: Niveispirillum fermenti Lin et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lin SY, Hameed A, Shen FT, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Shahina M, Lai WA, Young CC. Description of Niveispirillum fermenti gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a fermentor in Taiwan, transfer of Azospirillum irakense (1989) as Niveispirillum irakense comb. nov., and reclassification of Azospirillum amazonense (1983) as Nitrospirillum amazonense gen. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:1149-1162.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 159. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2927-2929.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Azospirillaceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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