Name: Thalassolituus Yakimov et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thalassa, the sea; L. masc. n. lituus, the crooked staff borne by the augurs, an augur's crook, a crook; N.L. masc. n. Thalassolituus, a marine, curve-shaped bacterium

Gender: masculine

Type species: Thalassolituus oleivorans Yakimov et al. 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Yakimov MM, Giuliano L, Denaro R, Crisafi E, Chernikova TN, Abraham WR, Luensdorf H, Timmis KN, Golyshin PN. Thalassolituus oleivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately utilizes hydrocarbons. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:141-148.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:633-634.

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: Oceanospirillaceae Garrity et al. 2005

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