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Genus Neomegalonema

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Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Neomegalonema Oren 2017, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Neomegalonema perideroedes Oren 2017.
Etymology: Gr. pref. neo- (from Gr. adj. neos), new; Gr. adj. megas, big; Gr. neut. n. nema, thread; N.L. neut. n. Neomegalonema, a new large thread-like micro-organism.
Valid publication: OREN, A. 2017. On names of genera of prokaryotes that are later homonyms of generic names with standing in the zoological or the botanical nomenclature. Proposal of Neomegalonema gen. nov. and Neomegalonema perideroedes comb. nov. as replacements for the prokaryotic generic name Meganema and the species name Meganema perideroedes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 4276-4278.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Neomegalonema perideroedes Oren 2017, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gr1=ATCC BAA-740=DSM 15528.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF180468.
Basonym: ¤ Meganema perideroedes Thomsen et al. 2006.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. perideroedes, necklace-like.
Source: Industrial/agricultural.
Valid publication: OREN, A. 2017. On names of genera of prokaryotes that are later homonyms of generic names with standing in the zoological or the botanical nomenclature. Proposal of Neomegalonema gen. nov. and Neomegalonema perideroedes comb. nov. as replacements for the prokaryotic generic name Meganema and the species name Meganema perideroedes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 4276-4278.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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