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Genus Rhodopila

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Rhodopila Imhoff et al. 1984, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Rhodopila globiformis (Pfennig 1974) Imhoff et al. 1984.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Rpi. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; L. fem. n. pila, a ball or globe; N.L. fem. n. Rhodopila, red sphere.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), TRÜPER (H.G.) and PFENNIG (N.): Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 340-343.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rhodopila globiformis (Pfennig 1974) Imhoff et al. 1984, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 35887= DSM 161 = LMG 4312.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D86513.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodopseudomonas globiformis Pfennig 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. n. globus, ball, sphere, globe; L. adj. suffix -formis -is -e (from L. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance), -like, in the shape of; N.L. fem. adj. globiformis, sphere-shaped.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), TRÜPER (H.G.) and PFENNIG (N.): Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 340-343.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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