Genus Psychroflexus

Name: Psychroflexus Bowman et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Psy.chro’ Gr. masc. adj. psychros, cold; L. masc. perf. part. flexus, bend, curve; N.L. masc. n. Psychroflexus, cold bend

Gender: masculine (stem: Psychroflex-)

Type species: Psychroflexus torquis Bowman et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Bowman JP, McCammon SA, Lewis T, Skerratt JH, Brown JL, Nichols DS, McMeekin TA. Psychroflexus torquis gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic species from Antarctic sea ice, and reclassification of Flavobacterium gondwanense (Dobson et al. 1993) as Psychroflexus gondwanense gen. nov., comb. nov. Microbiology (Reading) 1998; 144:1601-1609.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 68. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1-3.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 16
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 16
Total number of child taxa: 18

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Nakagawa Y, Holmes B. Proposed minimal standards for describing new taxa of the family Flavobacteriaceae and emended description of the family. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1049-1070.

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