Genus Treponema

Name: Treponema Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. ind. v. trepô, to turn; Gr. neut. n. nêma, a thread; N.L. neut. n. Treponema, a turning thread

Gender: neuter (stem: Treponemat-)

Type species: Treponema pallidum (Schaudinn and Hoffmann 1905) Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Schaudinn F. Korrespondenzen. Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift 1905; 31:1728.

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: 28
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 32
Total number of child taxa: 65

Parent taxon: Treponemataceae Robinson 1948 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Robinson GH. Family II. Treponemataceae Schaudinn. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Hitchens AP (eds), Bergey’s Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 6th ed., The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1948, p. 1051-1058.

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Record number: 516856
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