Name: Skermanella Sly and Stackebrandt 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: 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

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 8

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillaceae Pfennig and TrĂ¼per 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Subhash Y, Lee SS. Skermanella rosea sp. nov., isolated from hydrocarbon-contaminated desert sands. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3951-3956.

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