Name: Woodsholea Abraham et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Woods.hol’e.a N.L. fem. n. Woodsholea, named in honour of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, USA

Type species: Woodsholea maritima Abraham et al. 2004

Valid publication: Abraham WR, Strompl C, Vancanneyt M, Bennasar A, Swings J, Lunsdorf H, Smit J, Moore ER. Woodsholea maritima gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium with a low diversity of polar lipids. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1227-1234.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: 1

Parent taxon: Hyphomonadaceae Lee et al. 2005

Assigned by: Alain K, Tindall BJ, Intertaglia L, Catala P, Lebaron P. Hellea balneolensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a prosthecate alphaproteobacterium from the Mediterranean Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2511-2519.

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