Name: Snodgrassella Kwong and Moran 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Snod.gras’sel.la N.L. fem. dim. n. Snodgrassella, named after Robert Evans Snodgrass, a pioneer in the study of insect physiology in the early 20th century

Gender: feminine

Type species: Snodgrassella alvi Kwong and Moran 2013

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kwong WK, Moran NA. Cultivation and characterization of the gut symbionts of honey bees and bumble bees: description of Snodgrassella alvi gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Neisseriaceae of the Betaproteobacteria, and Gilliamella apicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of Orbaceae fam. nov., Orbales ord. nov., a sister taxon to the order 'Enterobacteriales' of the Gammaproteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2008-2018.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3135-3137.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kwong WK, Moran NA. Cultivation and characterization of the gut symbionts of honey bees and bumble bees: description of Snodgrassella alvi gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Neisseriaceae of the Betaproteobacteria, and Gilliamella apicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of Orbaceae fam. nov., Orbales ord. nov., a sister taxon to the order 'Enterobacteriales' of the Gammaproteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2008-2018.

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