Name: Pleionea Fagervold et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ple.io’ne.a N.L. fem. n. Pleionea, named after Pleione, a Nereid in Greek mythology, referring to the marine origin

Type species: Pleionea mediterranea Fagervold et al. 2013

Valid publication: Fagervold SK, Urios L, Intertaglia L, Batailler N, Lebaron P, Suzuki MT. Pleionea mediterranea gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from coastal seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2700-2705.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3549-3550.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Alcanivoracaceae corrig. Golyshin et al. 2005

Assigned by: Wang G, Tang M, Wu H, Dai S, Li T, Chen C, He H, Fan J, Xiang W, Li X. Aliikangiella marina gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium from the culture broth of Picochlorum sp. 122, and proposal of Kangiellaceae fam. nov. in the order Oceanospirillales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:4488-4494.

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