Name: Sporosarcina Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. spora, a spore; L. fem. n. sarcina, a package, bundle; N.L. fem. n. Sporosarcina, a sporeforming package

Type species: Sporosarcina ureae (Beijerinck 1901) Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kluyver AJ, Van Niel CB. Prospects for a natural system of classification of bacteria. Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, Abteilung II 1936; 94:369-403.

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: 15
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 18
Total number of child taxa: 18

Parent taxon: Caryophanaceae Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tindall BJ. When treated as heterotypic synonyms the names Caryophanaceae Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980) and Caryophanales Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980) have priority over the names Planococcaceae Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980) and Bacillales Prevot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980) and Bacillales Prevot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980), respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2187-2195.

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