Name: Parasphaerochaeta Bidzhieva et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pa.ra.sphae.ro.chae’ta. Gr. prep. para, beside or alongside of; N.L. fem. n. Sphaerochaeta, a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Parasphaerochaeta, a genus nearest to Sphaerochaeta

Gender: feminine (stem: Parasphaerochaet-)

Type species: Parasphaerochaeta coccoides (Dröge et al. 2006) Bidzhieva et al. 2020

Valid publication: Bidzhieva SK, Sokolova DS, Grouzdev DS, Kostrikina NA, Poltaraus AB, Tourova TP, Shcherbakova VA, Troshina OY, Nazina TN. Sphaerochaeta halotolerans sp. nov., a novel spherical halotolerant spirochete from a Russian heavy oil reservoir, emended description of the genus Sphaerochaeta, reclassification of Sphaerochaeta coccoides to a new genus Parasphaerochaeta gen. nov. as Parasphaerochaeta coccoides comb. nov. and proposal of Sphaerochaetaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4748-4759.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5602-5608.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Sphaerochaeta Ritalahti et al. 2012

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Sphaerochaetaceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Bidzhieva SK, Sokolova DS, Grouzdev DS, Kostrikina NA, Poltaraus AB, Tourova TP, Shcherbakova VA, Troshina OY, Nazina TN. Sphaerochaeta halotolerans sp. nov., a novel spherical halotolerant spirochete from a Russian heavy oil reservoir, emended description of the genus Sphaerochaeta, reclassification of Sphaerochaeta coccoides to a new genus Parasphaerochaeta gen. nov. as Parasphaerochaeta coccoides comb. nov. and proposal of Sphaerochaetaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4748-4759.

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