Name: Rectinema Koelschbach et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rec.ti.ne’ma L. adj. rectus, straight; Gr. neut. n. nema, thread; N.L. neut. n. Rectinema, straight thread, indicative of a rod-shaped morphology

Type species: Rectinema cohabitans Koelschbach et al. 2017

Valid publication: Koelschbach JS, Mouttaki H, Pickl C, Heipieper HJ, Rachel R, Lawson PA, Meckenstock RU. Rectinema cohabitans gen. nov., sp. nov., a rod-shaped spirochaete isolated from an anaerobic naphthalene-degrading enrichment culture. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1288-1295.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2495-2498.

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: Spirochaetaceae Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Koelschbach JS, Mouttaki H, Pickl C, Heipieper HJ, Rachel R, Lawson PA, Meckenstock RU. Rectinema cohabitans gen. nov., sp. nov., a rod-shaped spirochaete isolated from an anaerobic naphthalene-degrading enrichment culture. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1288-1295.

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