Name: Spirillospora Couch 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. speîra, a spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. spirillum, a short spiral; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed and, in biology, a spore; N.L. fem. n. Spirillospora, an organism with spores in spirals

Gender: feminine (stem: Spirillospor-)

Type species: Spirillospora albida Couch 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Couch NJ. Some new genera and species of the Actinoplanaceae. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 1963; 79:53-70.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Thermomonosporaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Zhang Z, Kudo T, Nakajima Y, Wang Y. Clarification of the relationship between the members of the family Thermomonosporaceae on the basis of 16S rDNA, 16S-23S rRNA internal transcribed spacer and 23S rDNA sequences and chemotaxonomic analyses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:373-383.

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Record number: 516635
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