Name: "Ruoffia" Fotedar et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ru.off’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Ruoffia, named after Kathryn L. Ruoff an American microbiologist, in recognition of her contributions to the microbiology of Gram-stain-positive cocci

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Ruoffia tabacinasalis" (Collins et al. 1999) Fotedar et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Fotedar R, Sankaranarayanan K, Caldwell ME, Zeyara A, Al Malki A, Kaul R, Al Shamari H, Ali M, Al Marri M, Lawson PA. Reclassification of Facklamia ignava, Facklamia sourekii and Facklamia tabacinasalis as Falseniella ignava gen. nov., comb. nov., Hutsoniella sourekii gen. nov., comb. nov., and Ruoffia tabacinasalis gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of Ruoffia halotolerans sp. nov., isolated from hypersaline Inland Sea of Qatar. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2021; 114:1181-1193.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Facklamia Collins et al. 1997

Subdivision:

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: 2

Parent taxon: Aerococcaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Fotedar R, Sankaranarayanan K, Caldwell ME, Zeyara A, Al Malki A, Kaul R, Al Shamari H, Ali M, Al Marri M, Lawson PA. Reclassification of Facklamia ignava, Facklamia sourekii and Facklamia tabacinasalis as Falseniella ignava gen. nov., comb. nov., Hutsoniella sourekii gen. nov., comb. nov., and Ruoffia tabacinasalis gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of Ruoffia halotolerans sp. nov., isolated from hypersaline Inland Sea of Qatar. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2021; 114:1181-1193.

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Record number: 20029