Name: Rhodoluna Hahn et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rho.do.lu’na Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; L. fem. n. luna, the moon; N.L. fem. n. Rhodoluna, red-coloured moon, referring to the red pigmentation and the seemingly selenoid (crescent shape) morphology of the strain

Type species: Rhodoluna lacicola Hahn et al. 2014

Valid publication: Hahn MW, Schmidt J, Taipale SJ, Doolittle WF, Koll U. Rhodoluna lacicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a planktonic freshwater bacterium with stream-lined genome. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3254-3263.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3923-3925.

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: 5

Parent taxon: Microbacteriaceae Park et al. 1995

Assigned by: Hahn MW, Schmidt J, Taipale SJ, Doolittle WF, Koll U. Rhodoluna lacicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a planktonic freshwater bacterium with stream-lined genome. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3254-3263.

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