Name: Pillotina (ex Hollande and Gharagozlou 1967) Bermudes et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Pillotina, named in honor of J. Pillot, a French microbiologist

Type species: Pillotina calotermitidis (ex Hollande and Gharagozlou 1967) Bermudes et al. 1988

Valid publication: Bermudes D, Chase D, Margulis L. Morphology as a basis for taxonomy of large spirochetes symbiotic in wood-eating cockroaches and termites: Pillotina gen. nov., nom. rev.; Pillotina calotermitidis sp. nov., nom. rev.; Diplocalyx gen. nov., nom. rev.; Diplocalyx calotermitidis sp. nov., nom. rev.; Hollandina gen. nov., nom.[TRUNCATED]. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:291-302.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Spirochaetaceae Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Mahmood S, Adeolu M. A phylogenomic and molecular signature based approach for characterization of the phylum Spirochaetes and its major clades: proposal for a taxonomic revision of the phylum. Front Microbiol 2013; 4:217.

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