Name: Pleomorphochaeta Arroua et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ple.o.mor.pho.chae’ta. Gr. neut. adj. pleon, more; Gr. fem. n. morphê, shape, form; Gr. fem. n. chaitê, long flowing hair (Latin transliteration chaeta); N.L. fem. n. Pleomorphochaeta, cells with multiple morphologies with a derivation from spirochaetal ancestry

Gender: feminine (stem: Pleomorphochaet-)

Type species: Pleomorphochaeta multiformis (Miyazaki et al. 2014) Arroua et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Arroua B, Ranchou-Peyruse A, Ranchou-Peyruse M, Magot M, Urios L, Grimaud R. Pleomorphochaeta caudata gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from an offshore oil well, reclassification of Sphaerochaeta multiformis MO-SPC2T as Pleomorphochaeta multiformis MO-SPC2T comb. nov. as the type strain of this novel genus and emended description of the genus Sphaerochaeta. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:417-424.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1099-1101.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Sphaerochaetaceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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