Name: Eionea Urios et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Eionea, a nymph of the sea, referring to the marine origin of the type strain

Type species: Eionea nigra Urios et al. 2011

Valid publication: Urios L, Intertaglia L, Lesongeur F, Lebaron P. Eionea nigra gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium from the Mediterranean Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1677-1681.

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: Cellvibrionaceae Spring et al. 2015

Assigned by: Spring S, Scheuner C, Goker M, Klenk HP. A taxonomic framework for emerging groups of ecologically important marine gammaproteobacteria based on the reconstruction of evolutionary relationships using genome-scale data. Front Microbiol 2015; 6:281.

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