Name: Oscillochloris Gorlenko and Pivovarova 1989

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. pres. part. oscillans, oscillating; Gr. masc. adj. chlôros, green; N.L. fem. n. Oscillochloris, oscillating green (bacterium)

Gender: feminine (stem: Oscillochlorid-)

Type species: Oscillochloris chrysea Gorlenko and Pivovarova 1989

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gorlenko VM, Pivovarova TA. On the assignment of the blue-green alga Oscillatoria coerulescens Gicklhorn, 1921, to the new genus of Chlorobacteria oscillochloris nov. gen. Izv. Akad. Nauk SSSR Ser. Biol. 1977; 3:396-409.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 31. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1989; 39:495-497.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 4

Parent taxon: Oscillochloridaceae Keppen et al. 2000

Assigned by: Keppen OI, Tourova TP, Kuznetsov BB, Ivanovsky RN, Gorlenko VM. Proposal of Oscillochloridaceae fam. nov. on the basis of a phylogenetic analysis of the filamentous anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria, and emended description of Oscillochloris and Oscillochloris trichoides in comparison with further new isolates. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1529-1537.

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Record number: 517304
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