Name: Thalassospira López-López et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Tha.las’so.spi.ra Gr. fem. n. thalassa, the sea; Gr. fem. n. speîra, a spire; N.L. fem. n. Thalassospira, spiral-shaped organism from the sea

Gender: feminine

Type species: Thalassospira lucentensis López-López et al. 2002

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lopez-Lopez A, Pujalte MJ, Benlloch S, Mata-Roig M, Rossello-Mora R, Garay E, Rodriguez-Valera F. Thalassospira lucentensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new marine member of the alpha-Proteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1277-1283.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1439-1440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 12
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Thalassospiraceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hördt A, García-López M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Göker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front. Microbiol. 2020; 11:468.

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