Name: Thiospira Visloukh 1914 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. theîon, sulfur (Latin transliteration thium); Gr. fem. n. speîra, a coil; N.L. fem. n. Thiospira, sulfur coil or spiral

Gender: feminine (stem: Thiospir-)

Type species: Thiospira winogradskyi (Omelianski 1905) Visloukh 1914 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Visloukh SM. Spirillum kolkwitzii nov. sp. (in Russian). Zhurnal Mikrobiologii 1914; 1:42-51.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 2

Parent taxon: Thiotrichaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Thiotrichaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 131.

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Record number: 517373
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