Genus Limisphaera

Name: Limisphaera Anders et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Li.mi.sphae’ra L. n. limus, mud, sludge, silt; Gr. fem. n. sphaera, a ball, sphere, globe; N.L. fem. n. Limisphaera, a mud sphere

Type species: Limisphaera ngatamarikiensis Anders et al. 2015

Valid publication: Anders H, Power JF, MacKenzie AD, Lagutin K, Vyssotski M, Hanssen E, Moreau JW, Stott MB. Limisphaera ngatamarikiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, pink-pigmented coccus isolated from subaqueous mud of a geothermal hotspring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1114-1121.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2026-2027.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: [Verrucomicrobia, not assigned to family]

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