Name: Gemella Berger 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’la. L. masc. n. gemellus, a twin; N.L. fem. dim. n. Gemella, a little twin

Gender: feminine (stem: Gemell-)

Type species: Gemella haemolysans (Thjøtta and Bøe 1938) Berger 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Berger U. [Neisseria haemolysans (Thjotta and Boe, 1938): studies on its place in the system]. Z Hyg Infektionskr 1960; 146:253-259.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Gemellaceae Chuvochina et al. 2024

Assigned by: Bello S, Mudassir SH, Rudra B, Gupta RS. Phylogenomic and molecular markers based studies on Staphylococcaceae and Gemella species. Proposals for an emended family Staphylococcaceae and three new families (Abyssicoccaceae fam. nov., Salinicoccaceae fam. nov. and Gemellaceae fam. nov.) harboring four new genera, Lacicoccus gen. nov., Macrococcoides gen. nov., Gemelliphila gen. nov., and Phocicoccus gen. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2023; 116:937-973.

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Record number: 515682
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