Name: Pelosinus Shelobolina et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. pelos, mud or clay; L. masc. n. sinus, bend; N.L. masc. n. Pelosinus, a curved organism from clay

Gender: masculine

Type species: Pelosinus fermentans Shelobolina et al. 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Shelobolina ES, Nevin KP, Blakeney-Hayward JD, Johnsen CV, Plaia TW, Krader P, Woodard T, Holmes DE, Vanpraagh CG, Lovley DR. Geobacter pickeringii sp. nov., Geobacter argillaceus sp. nov. and Pelosinus fermentans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from subsurface kaolin lenses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:126-135.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:659-660.

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: Sporomusaceae Campbell et al. 2015

Assigned by: Campbell C, Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Genome-based taxonomic framework for the class Negativicutes: division of the class Negativicutes into the orders Selenomonadales emend., Acidaminococcales ord. nov. and Veillonellales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3203-3215.

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