Name: Oscillospira Chatton and Pérard 1913 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. oscillum, a swing; Gr. fem. n. speîra, a spiral; N.L. fem. n. Oscillospira, the oscillating spiral

Gender: feminine

Type species: Oscillospira guilliermondii corrig. Chatton and Pérard 1913 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Chatton E, Pérard C. Schizophytes du caecum du cobaye. I. Oscillospira guilliermondi n.g., n.sp. Comptes Rendus des Séances de la Société de Biologie (Paris) 1913; 74:1159-1162.

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: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Oscillospiraceae Peshkoff 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Peshkoff MA. [Phylogenics of new microbes Caryophanon latum and Caryophanon tenus - intermediate organisms between the Cyanophyceae and Bacteria]. Zhurnal Obshchei Biologii 1940; 1:597-617.

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