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 (stem: Ruoffi-)

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

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective 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.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 202. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5096.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

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: 2
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
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