Name: Spirochaeta Ehrenberg 1835 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. speira, a coil, (Latin transliteration spira); Gr. fem. n. chaitê, hair, (Latin transliteration chaeta); N.L. fem. n. Spirochaeta, coiled hair

Type species: Spirochaeta plicatilis Ehrenberg 1835 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Ehrenberg CG. Dritter Beitrag zur Erkenntniss grosser Organisation in der Richtung des kleinsten Raumes. Abhandlungen der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Berlin) aus den Jahren 1833-1835 1835; 1833-1835:143-336.

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: 12
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 24
Total number of child taxa: 26

Parent taxon: Spirochaetaceae Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Swellengrebel NH. Sur la cytologie comparée des spirochètes et des spirilles. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris) 1907; 21:562-586.

Linking: To permanently link to this page, use https://lpsn.dsmz.de/genus/spirochaetaLink copied to clipboard