Name: Pirella Schlesner and Hirsch 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. pirum, pear; L. fem. dim. n. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n. Pirella, a small pear, referring to the shape of the bacterium

Gender: feminine (stem: Pirell-)

Type species: Pirella staleyi Schlesner and Hirsch 1984

Valid publication: Schlesner H, Hirsch P. Assignment of ATCC 27377 to Pirella gen. nov. as Pirella staleyi comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:492-495.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Pirellula Schlesner and Hirsch 1987


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Pirellulaceae Dedysh et al. 2020

Assigned by: Dedysh SN, Kulichevskaya IS, Beletsky AV, Ivanova AA, Rijpstra WIC, Damste JSS, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV. Lacipirellula parvula gen. nov., sp. nov., representing a lineage of planctomycetes widespread in low-oxygen habitats, description of the family Lacipirellulaceae fam. nov. and proposal of the orders Pirellulales ord. nov., Gemmatales ord. nov. and Isosphaerales ord. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2020; 43:126050.

Linking: To permanently link to this page, use copied to clipboard

Record number: 516340
This LPSN page was printed on 2024-04-14 16:25:25