Name: "Candidatus Rhodoluna" Hahn 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’na. Gr. masc. adj. rhodeos, rosy; L. fem. n. luna, the moon; N.L. fem. n. Rhodoluna, rosy-red moon, referring to the red pigmentation and the selenoid morphology of the first strain

Gender: feminine (stem: Rhodolun-)

Type species: "Candidatus Rhodoluna lacicola" Hahn 2009

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Hahn MW. Description of seven candidate species affiliated with the phylum Actinobacteria, representing planktonic freshwater bacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:112-117.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym (and no standing)

Correct name: Rhodoluna Hahn et al. 2014


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 3

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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Record number: 36327
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