Name:Runella Larkin and Williams 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)
Proposed as: gen. nov.
Etymology:English n.rune, a runic letter (an ancient alphabet); L. fem. dim. n. suff.-ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n.Runella, intended to mean that which resembles figures of the runic alphabet
Larkin JM, Williams PM. Runella slithyformis gen. nov., sp. nov. a curved, nonflexible, pink bacterium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:32-36.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
García-López et al. 2019
Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 32. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4061-4090.
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the family "Flexibacteraceae" Garrity and Holt 2001.Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
Krieg et al. (2010) assigned this genus to the family Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Euzéby J, Whitman WB. Phylum XIV. Bacteroidetes phyl. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 25.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Runalla"; "Runetla".
Taxonomists who have recently focused on this group are the corresponding authors of Lu et al. (2007). Editors in search of reviewers are advised to consider additional criteria such as whether a taxon is covered by one of the ICSP subcommittees.
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: KCTC: 5; DSM: 4; NBRC: 2; LMG: 2; ATCC: 2; CECT: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "RUNL" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8 Total number of child taxa: 8