Name: Spirillum Ehrenberg 1832 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. speîra, a spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Spirillum, a small spiral

Gender: neuter

Type species: Spirillum volutans Ehrenberg 1832 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Ehrenberg CG. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Organisation der Infusorien und ihrer geographischen Verbreitung besonders in Sibirien. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1832; 1830:1-88.

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

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: 27

Parent taxon: Spirillaceae Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Migula W. Über ein neues System der Bakterien. Arbeiten aus dem Bakteriologischen Institut der Technischen Hochschule zu Karlsruhe 1894; 1:235-238.

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