Name:Holosporaobtusa (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982
Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.
ob.tu.sa. L. fem. part. adj.obtusa, obtuse, blunt
clone M-115 of Paramecium caudatum containing Holospora obtusa in its macronuclei has been deposited in the culture collection of the Laboratory of Invertebrate Zoology, Biological Research Institute, Leningrad University; the type is the original description and illustration of Hafkine (Ann. Inst. Pasteur Paris, 1890, 4, 148-162.)
Preer Jr. JR, Preer LB. Revival of names of protozoan endosymbionts and proposal of Holospora caryophila nom. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:140-141.
validly published under the ICNP, illegitimate name
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Holospora obtusa (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982 is illegitimate because it is a later homonym of Holospora obtusa (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981.Publication:
Gromov BV, Ossipov DV. Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) nom. rev., a genus of bacteria inhabiting the nuclei of paramecia. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:348-352.