Name: Rhodopirellula Schlesner et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rho.do.pi.rel’lu.la Gr. neut. n. rhodon, a rose; N.L. fem. dim. n. Pirellula, name of a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. dim. n. Rhodopirellula, a red Pirellula

Gender: feminine

Type species: Rhodopirellula baltica Schlesner et al. 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Schlesner H, Rensmann C, Tindall BJ, Gade D, Rabus R, Pfeiffer S, Hirsch P. Taxonomic heterogeneity within the Planctomycetales as derived by DNA-DNA hybridization, description of Rhodopirellula baltica gen. nov., sp. nov., transfer of Pirellula marina to the genus Blastopirellula gen. nov. as Blastopirellula marina comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Pirellula. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1567-1580.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:3-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Pirellulaceae Dedysh et al. 2020

Assigned by: Dedysh SN, Kulichevskaya IS, Beletsky AV, Ivanova AA, Rijpstra WIC, Damste JSS, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV. Lacipirellula parvula gen. nov., sp. nov., representing a lineage of planctomycetes widespread in low-oxygen habitats, description of the family Lacipirellulaceae fam. nov. and proposal of the orders Pirellulales ord. nov., Gemmatales ord. nov. and Isosphaerales ord. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2020; 43:126050.

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