Name: Zoogloea Itzigsohn 1868 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. zôos, alive, living; Gr. fem. n. gloia, glue; N.L. fem. n. Zoogloea, living glue

Type species: Zoogloea ramigera Itzigsohn 1868 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Itzigsohn H. Entwicklungsvorgänge von Zoogloea, Oscillaria, Synedra, Staurastrum, Spirotaenia und chroolepus. Sitzungs-Berichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin, 19 November 1867. Akademische Buchdruckerei in der Nicolai'schen Buchhandlung, Berlin, 1868.

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


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Zoogloeaceae Boden et al. 2017

Assigned by: Boden R, Hutt LP, Rae AW. Reclassification of Thiobacillus aquaesulis (Wood & Kelly, 1995) as Annwoodia aquaesulis gen. nov., comb. nov., transfer of Thiobacillus (Beijerinck, 1904) from the Hydrogenophilales to the Nitrosomonadales, proposal of Hydrogenophilalia class. nov. within the 'Proteobacteria', and four new families within the orders Nitrosomonadales and Rhodocyclales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1191-1205.

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