Name: Stella Vasilyeva 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Stella, a star, to denote star-shaped morphology of cells

Type species: Stella humosa Vasilyeva 1985

Valid publication: Vasilyeva LV. Stella, a new genus of soil prosthecobacteria, with proposals for Stella humosa sp. nov. and Stella vacuolata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:518-521.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 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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