Phylum Nitrospirota

Name: Nitrospirota Oren and Garrity 2021

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: phyl. nov.

Etymology: Ni.tro.spi.ro’ta. N.L. fem. n. Nitrospira, type genus of the phylum; N.L. neut. pl. suff. -ota, ending to denote a phylum; N.L. neut. pl. n. Nitrospirota, the Nitrospira phylum

Type genus: Nitrospira Watson et al. 1986

Valid publication: Oren A, Garrity GM. Valid publication of the names of forty-two phyla of prokaryotes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5056.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

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Record number: 25734
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