Name: Spirosoma Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. speîra, coil; Gr. neut. n. sôma, body; N.L. neut. n. Spirosoma, coiled body

Gender: neuter

Type species: Spirosoma linguale Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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

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: 38
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 38
Total number of child taxa: 44

Parent taxon: Spirosomaceae Larkin and Borrall 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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