Genus Crenothrix

Name: Crenothrix Cohn 1870 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. krene, a fountain, spring; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair; N.L. fem. n. Crenothrix, fountain hair

Type species: Crenothrix polyspora Cohn 1870 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Cohn F. Über den Brunnenfaden (Crenothrix polyspora) mit Bemerkungen über die mikroskopische Analyse des Brunnenwassers. In: Cohn F (eds), Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen 1 (Heft 1), 1870, Max Müller, Breslau, 1870, p. 108-131.

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

Parent taxon: Crenotrichaceae Hansgirg 1888 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hansgirg A. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Kellerbakterien, nebst Bemerkungen zur Systematik der Spaltpilze (Bacteria). Oesterreichische Botanische Zeitschrift 1888; 38:227-230.

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