Name: Runella slithyformis Larkin and Williams 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: sli.thy.for.mis. slithy, a nonsense word from Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky for a fictional organism that is "slithy" (presumably a combination of slinky and lithe); L. adj. suff. -formis -is -e, -like, in the shape of; from L. fem. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance; N.L. masc./fem. adj. slithyformis, slithy in form

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 29530; DSM 19594; LMG 11500

16S rRNA gene: M62786 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Larkin JM, Williams PM. Runella slithyformis gen. nov., sp. nov. a curved, nonflexible, pink bacterium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:32-36.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Runella Larkin and Williams 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Larkin JM, Williams PM. Runella slithyformis gen. nov., sp. nov. a curved, nonflexible, pink bacterium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:32-36.

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Record number: 784840
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