Name: Rhodospirillum centenum Favinger et al. 1994

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. centenum, relating to a hundred, in recognition of the centennial of Esmarch's publication (isolation of the first photosynthetic bacterium in pure culture)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 43720; DSM 8284; DSM 9894; IAM 14193; IFO 16667; JCM 21060; NBRC 16667

16S rRNA gene: D12701 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Favinger J, Stadtwald R, Gest H. Rhodospirillum centenum, sp. nov., a thermotolerant cyst-forming anoxygenic photosynthetic bacterium. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1989; 55:291-296.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 48. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:182-183.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Rhodocista centenaria Kawasaki et al. 1994

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillum Molisch 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Favinger J, Stadtwald R, Gest H. Rhodospirillum centenum, sp. nov., a thermotolerant cyst-forming anoxygenic photosynthetic bacterium. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1989; 55:291-296.

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