Name: Skermanella Sly and Stackebrandt 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Skermanella, named after V.B.D. Skerman who first isolated this bacterium, and in honour of his contribution to bacterial systematics

Gender: feminine (stem: Skermanell-)

Type species: Skermanella parooensis (Skerman et al. 1983) Sly and Stackebrandt 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sly LI, Stackebrandt E. Description of Skermanella parooensis gen. nov., sp. nov. to accommodate Conglomeromonas largomobilis subsp. parooensis following the transfer of Conglomeromonas largomobilis subsp. largomobilis to the genus Azospirillum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1999; 49:541-544.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:937-939.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Azospirillaceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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