Species Meniscus glaucopis

Name: Meniscus glaucopis Irgens 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. glaucopis, gleaming-eyed (an epithet of the warlike goddess Athena), perhaps a reference to the presence of refractile gas vacuoles; from Gr. adj. glauk├┤pis

Type strains: ATCC 29398; V

16S rRNA gene: GU269545 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Irgens RL. Meniscus, a new genus of aerotolerant, gas-vacuolated bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:38-43.

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

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Meniscus Irgens 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Irgens RL. Meniscus, a new genus of aerotolerant, gas-vacuolated bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:38-43.

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