Name: Lewinella persica (Lewin 1970) Sly et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Herpetosiphon persicus Lewin 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: per’si.ca L. neut. adj. persicum, a peach; Gr. fem. adj. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; L. fem. adj. persica, Persian, here intended to mean peach-coloured

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 23167; DSM 23188; NBRC 102663; NCIMB 1396; strain T-3

16S rRNA gene: AF039295 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sly LI, Taghavi M, Fegan M. Phylogenetic heterogeneity within the genus Herpetosiphon: transfer of the marine species Herpetosiphon cohaerens, Herpetosiphon nigricans and Herpetosiphon persicus to the genus Lewinella gen. nov. in the Flexibacter-Bacteroides-Cytophaga phylum. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:731-737.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1085-1087.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Lewinella Sly et al. 1998

Assigned by: Sly LI, Taghavi M, Fegan M. Phylogenetic heterogeneity within the genus Herpetosiphon: transfer of the marine species Herpetosiphon cohaerens, Herpetosiphon nigricans and Herpetosiphon persicus to the genus Lewinella gen. nov. in the Flexibacter-Bacteroides-Cytophaga phylum. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:731-737.

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