Name: Magnetospirillum bellicum corrig. Thrash et al. 2021

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bel’li.cum. L. neut. adj. bellicum, martial, warlike, referring to the propensity of the organism to degrade perchlorate, a principal component of munitions and solid rocket fuel

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC BAA-1730; DSM 21662; VDY

16S rRNA gene: EF405824 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Thrash JC, Ahmadi S, Torok T, Coates JD. Magnetospirillum bellicus sp. nov., a novel dissimilatory perchlorate-reducing alphaproteobacterium isolated from a bioelectrical reactor. Appl Environ Microbiol 2010; 76:4730-4737.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 199. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4773.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Magnetospirillum Schleifer et al. 1992

Assigned by: Thrash JC, Ahmadi S, Torok T, Coates JD. Magnetospirillum bellicus sp. nov., a novel dissimilatory perchlorate-reducing alphaproteobacterium isolated from a bioelectrical reactor. Appl Environ Microbiol 2010; 76:4730-4737.

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