Name: Rhodospirillum tenue Pfennig 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. tenue, slender, thin

Gender: neuter

Type strains: 2761; ATCC 19137; ATCC 25093; DSM 109; Grunenplan; LMG 4367; NBRC 102472

16S rRNA gene: D16208 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Pfennig N. Rhodospirillum tenue sp. n., a new species of the purple nonsulfur bacteria. J Bacteriol 1969; 99:619-620.

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: synonym

Correct name: Rhodocyclus tenuis (Pfennig 1969) Imhoff et al. 1984

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillum Molisch 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Pfennig N. Rhodospirillum tenue sp. n., a new species of the purple nonsulfur bacteria. J Bacteriol 1969; 99:619-620.

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