Genus "Titanospirillum"

Name: "Titanospirillum" Guerrero et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. Titan, Gigantic; N.L. neut. dim. n. spirillum, Gr. Spiral-Shaped; N.L. neut. dim. n. Titanospirillum

Gender: neuter

Original publication: Guerrero R, Haselton A, Solé M, Wier A, Margulis L. Titanospirillum velox: a huge, speedy, sulfur-storing spirillum from Ebro Delta microbial mats. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A 1999; 96:11584-11588.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Spirillaceae Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Guerrero R, Haselton A, Solé M, Wier A, Margulis L. Titanospirillum velox: a huge, speedy, sulfur-storing spirillum from Ebro Delta microbial mats. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A 1999; 96:11584-11588.

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