Name: Rapidithrix Srisukchayakul et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. rapidus, rapid; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair; N.L. fem. n. Rapidithrix, rapidly moving hair

Type species: Rapidithrix thailandica Srisukchayakul et al. 2007

Valid publication: Srisukchayakul P, Suwanachart C, Sangnoi Y, Kanjana-Opas A, Hosoya S, Yokota A, Arunpairojana V. Rapidithrix thailandica gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine gliding bacterium isolated from samples collected from the Andaman sea, along the southern coastline of Thailand. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2275-2279.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Flammeovirgaceae Yoon et al. 2011

Assigned by: Yoon J, Adachi K, Park S, Kasai H, Yokota A. Aureibacter tunicatorum gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from a coral reef sea squirt, and description of Flammeovirgaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2342-2347.

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