Name: Vitreoscilla Pringsheim 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. vitreus, vitreous, clear, transparent; L. neut. n. oscillum, a swing; N.L. fem. n. Vitreoscilla, transparent swing, transparent oscillator

Type species: Vitreoscilla beggiatoides Pringsheim 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Pringsheim EG. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BACTERIA AND MYXOPHYCEAE. Bacteriol Rev 1949; 13:47-98.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1-24.

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