Name: Sporocytophaga Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed, and in biology a spore; N.L. fem. n. Cytophaga, genus name of a bacterium; N.L. fem. n. Sporocytophaga, sporing Cytophaga

Type species: Sporocytophaga myxococcoides (Krzemieniewska 1933) Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Stanier RY. Studies on the cytophagas. Journal of Bacteriology 1940; 40:619-636.

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: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hahnke RL, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Garcia-Lopez M, Mukherjee S, Huntemann M, Ivanova NN, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Klenk HP, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2016; 7:2003.

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