Name: Rhodospirillum rubrum (Esmarch 1887) Molisch 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Spirillum rubrum" Esmarch 1887

Etymology: ru’brum L. adj. ruber -bra -brum, red; L. neut. adj. rubrum, red

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 11170; CCUG 17859; CIP 70.61; DSM 467; LMG 4362; NCIB 8355; NRRL B-3226; S 1

16S rRNA gene: D30778 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Molisch H. Die Purpurbakterien nach neuen Untersuchungen I-VII. G. Fischer, Jena, 1907.

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: Rhodospirillum Molisch 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Molisch H. Die Purpurbakterien nach neuen Untersuchungen I-VII. G. Fischer, Jena, 1907.

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