Name: Anaerobiospirillum Davis et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. masc. n. aer, aeros, air; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Anaerobiospirillum, anaerobic small spiral

Type species: Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens Davis et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Davis CP, Cleven D, Brown J, Balish E. Anaerobiospirillum, a new genus of spiral-shaped bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:498-504.

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

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Succinivibrionaceae Hippe et al. 1999

Assigned by: Hippe H, Hagelstein A, Kramer I, Swiderski J, Stackebrandt E. Phylogenetic analysis of Formivibrio citricus, Propionivibrio dicarboxylicus, Anaerobiospirillum thomasii, Succinimonas amylolytica and Succinivibrio dextrinosolvens and proposal of Succinivibrionaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:779-782.

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