Name: Runella Larkin and Williams 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: M.E. n. rune, a runic letter (an ancient alphabet); L. fem. dim. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n. Runella, intended to mean that which resembles figures of the runic alphabet

Gender: feminine

Type species: Runella slithyformis Larkin and Williams 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Larkin JM, Williams PM. Runella slithyformis gen. nov., sp. nov. a curved, nonflexible, pink bacterium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:32-36.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Spirosomaceae Larkin and Borrall 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: 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.

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