Genus Brevinema

Name: Brevinema Defosse et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. gen. neut. n. brevis, short; Gr. neut. n. nema, thread; N.L. neut. n. Brevinema, a short thread

Type species: Brevinema andersonii Defosse et al. 1995

Valid publication: Defosse DL, Johnson RC, Paster BJ, Dewhirst FE, Fraser GJ. Brevinema andersonii gen. nov., sp. nov., an infectious spirochete isolated from the short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda) and the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:78-84.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Brevinemataceae Paster 2012

Assigned by: Paster BJ. Family III. Brevinemataceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 545.

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