Name: Pararhodospirillum Lakshmi et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pa.ra.rho.do.spi.ril’lum Gr. prep. para, beside, alongside of, near, like; N.L. neut. dim. n. Rhodospirillum, a bacterial generic name; N.L. neut. dim. n. Pararhodospirillum, resembling Rhodospirillum

Type species: Pararhodospirillum oryzae (Lakshmi et al. 2013) Lakshmi et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lakshmi KV, Divyasree B, Ramprasad EV, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV. Reclassification of Rhodospirillum photometricum Molisch 1907, Rhodospirillum sulfurexigens Anil Kumar et al. 2008 and Rhodospirillum oryzae Lakshmi et al. 2013 in a new genus, Pararhodospirillum gen. nov., as Pararhodospirillum photometricum comb. nov., Pararhodospirillum sulfurexigens comb. nov. and Pararhodospirillum oryzae comb. nov., respectively, and emended description of the genus Rhodospirillum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1154-1159.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2188-2190.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillaceae Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lakshmi KV, Divyasree B, Ramprasad EV, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV. Reclassification of Rhodospirillum photometricum Molisch 1907, Rhodospirillum sulfurexigens Anil Kumar et al. 2008 and Rhodospirillum oryzae Lakshmi et al. 2013 in a new genus, Pararhodospirillum gen. nov., as Pararhodospirillum photometricum comb. nov., Pararhodospirillum sulfurexigens comb. nov. and Pararhodospirillum oryzae comb. nov., respectively, and emended description of the genus Rhodospirillum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1154-1159.

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