Name: Rhodocista Kawasaki et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rho.do.ci’sta L. fem. n. rhodos; N.L. fem. n. Rhodocista, red basket

Type species: Rhodocista centenaria Kawasaki et al. 1994

Effective publication: Kawasaki H, Hoshino Y, Kuraishi Y, Yamasato K. Rhodocista centenaria gen. nov., sp. nov., a cyst-forming anoxygenic photosynthetic bacterium and its phylogenetic position in the Proteobacteria alpha group. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 1992; 38:541-551.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 48. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:182-183.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillaceae Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lin SY, Hameed A, Shen FT, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Shahina M, Lai WA, Young CC. Description of Niveispirillum fermenti gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a fermentor in Taiwan, transfer of Azospirillum irakense (1989) as Niveispirillum irakense comb. nov., and reclassification of Azospirillum amazonense (1983) as Nitrospirillum amazonense gen. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:1149-1162.

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