Name: Propionispira Schink et al. 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pro.pi.o.ni.spi’ra N.L. neut. n. acidum propionicum, propionic acid; Gr. fem. n. speîra, a coil; N.L. fem. n. Propionispira, a propionic acid forming coil

Gender: feminine

Type species: Propionispira arboris Schink et al. 1983

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Schink B, Thompson TE, Zeikus JG. Characterization of Propionispira arboris gen. nov. sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing anaerobe common to wetwoods of living trees. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1982; 128:2771-2779.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 11. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:672-674.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Selenomonadaceae 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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