Genus Cristispira

Name: Cristispira Gross 1910 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. crista, a crest; Gr. fem. n. spira, a coil; N.L. fem. n. Cristispira, a crested coil

Type species: Cristispira pectinis Gross 1910 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Gross J. Cristispira nov. gen. Ein Beitragzur Spirachätenfrage. Mitteilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel 1910; 20:41-93.

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: Borreliaceae Gupta et al. 2014

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Mahmood S, Adeolu M. A phylogenomic and molecular signature based approach for characterization of the phylum Spirochaetes and its major clades: proposal for a taxonomic revision of the phyum. Frontiers Microbiol 4, 217 [erratum]. Frontiers Microbiol 2013; 4:322.

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