Name: Larkinella Vancanneyt et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Larkinella, named in honour of the American microbiologist John M. Larkin, who described the family Spirosomaceae in co-authorship with Renée Borrall

Type species: Larkinella insperata Vancanneyt et al. 2006

Valid publication: Vancanneyt M, Nedashkovskaya OI, Snauwaert C, Mortier S, Vandemeulebroecke K, Hoste B, Dawyndt P, Frolova GM, Janssens D, Swings J. Larkinella insperata gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterium of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes' isolated from water of a steam generator. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:237-241.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Anandham R, Kwon SW, Weon HY, Kim SJ, Kim YS, Gandhi PI, Kim YK, Jee HJ. Larkinella bovis sp. nov., isolated from fermented bovine products, and emended descriptions of the genus Larkinella and of Larkinella insperata Vancanneyt et al. 2006. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:30-34.

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