Name: Oceanispirochaeta Subhash and Lee 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: O.ce.a.ni.spi.ro.chaeā€™ta L. masc. n. oceanus, the ocean; N.L. fem. n. Spirochaeta, a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Oceanispirochaeta, a spirochete from the ocean

Type species: Oceanispirochaeta litoralis (Canale-Parola 1980) Subhash and Lee 2017

Valid publication: Subhash Y, Lee SS. Description of Oceanispirochaeta sediminicola gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately anaerobic bacterium isolated from coastal marine sediments, and reclassification of Spirochaeta litoralis as Oceanispirochaeta litoralis comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3403-3409.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4881-4883.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Spirochaetaceae Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Subhash Y, Lee SS. Description of Oceanispirochaeta sediminicola gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately anaerobic bacterium isolated from coastal marine sediments, and reclassification of Spirochaeta litoralis as Oceanispirochaeta litoralis comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3403-3409.

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