Name: "Spirillum" Hassall 1845

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. dim. n. spirillum, small spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Spirillum, a small spiral

Gender: neuter (stem: Spirill-)

Type species: "Spirillum jenneri" Hassall 1845

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Hassall AH. Hist. Brit. Freshw. Algae 1. Highley & Bailliere, London, 1845.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym (and no standing)

Correct name: Spirillum Ehrenberg 1832 (Approved Lists 1980)


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 28

Parent taxon: Spirillaceae Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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Record number: 20443
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