Name: "Parafrankia" Gtari 2022

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pa.ra.fran’ki.a. Gr. prep. para, beside; N.L. fem. n. Frankia, a bacterial genus name; N.L. fem. n. Parafrankia, beside Frankia

Gender: feminine (stem: Parafranki-)

Type species: "Parafrankia elaeagni" (Nouioui et al. 2016) Gtari 2022

Original publication: Gtari M. Taxogenomic status of phylogenetically distant Frankia clusters warrants their elevation to the rank of genus: A description of Protofrankia gen. nov., Parafrankia gen. nov., and Pseudofrankia gen. nov. as three novel genera within the family Frankiaceae. Front. Microbiol. 2022; 13:1041425.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Frankia Brunchorst 1886 (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: 0
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Frankiaceae Becking 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gtari M. Taxogenomic status of phylogenetically distant Frankia clusters warrants their elevation to the rank of genus: A description of Protofrankia gen. nov., Parafrankia gen. nov., and Pseudofrankia gen. nov. as three novel genera within the family Frankiaceae. Front. Microbiol. 2022; 13:1041425.

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Record number: 31611
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