Winogradsky S, Winogradsky H. Études sur la microbiologie du sol. VII. Nouvelles recherches sur les organismes de la nitrification. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris) 1933; 50:350-434.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Head et al. 1993
Head IM, Hiorns WD, Embley TM, McCarthy AJ, Saunders JR. The phylogeny of autotrophic ammonia-oxidizing bacteria as determined by analysis of 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequences. J Gen Microbiol 1993; 139:1147-1153. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 2 new species in the genus.
Validation list no. 54 does not mention the emendation proposed by Head et al.
Breed et al. (1948) assigned this genus to the tribe "Nitrobactereae".Publication:
Burkholder WH. Genus I. Pseudomonas Migula. Bacterial plant pathogens. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Hitchens AP (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 6th ed., The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1948, p. 82-150.
Breed et al. (1957) assigned this genus to the family Nitrobacteraceae corrig. Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Parker CD. Genus V. Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 83-88.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Nitrosaspira"; "Nitrosnspira"; "Nitrososprra".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 2; LMG: 1; NCIMB: 1; DSM: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "NOSP" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 5
Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Nitrosomonadaceae 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. 864.
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