Name: Nannocystis Reichenbach 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. nannos, dwarf; Gr. fem. n. kustis, bladder; N.L. fem. n. Nannocystis, tiny bag

Type species: Nannocystis exedens Reichenbach 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Reichenbach H. Nannocystis exedens gen. nov., spec. nov., a new myxobacterium of the family Sorangiaceae. Arch Mikrobiol 1970; 70:119-138.

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: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Nannocystaceae Reichenbach 2006

Assigned by: Reichenbach H. Family IV. Nannocystaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1136-1137.

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