Name: Spiribacter León et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: bac’ter Gr. fem. n. spira, a spiral; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Spiribacter, spiral rod

Type species: Spiribacter salinus León et al. 2014

Effective publication: Leon MJ, Fernandez AB, Ghai R, Sanchez-Porro C, Rodriguez-Valera F, Ventosa A. From metagenomics to pure culture: isolation and characterization of the moderately halophilic bacterium Spiribacter salinus gen. nov., sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2014; 80:3850-3857.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 159. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2927-2929.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Ectothiorhodospiraceae Imhoff 1984

Assigned by: Leon MJ, Fernandez AB, Ghai R, Sanchez-Porro C, Rodriguez-Valera F, Ventosa A. From metagenomics to pure culture: isolation and characterization of the moderately halophilic bacterium Spiribacter salinus gen. nov., sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2014; 80:3850-3857.

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