Name: Planctomyces Gimesi 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. planktos, wandering, floating; Gr. masc. n. mukês, fungus; N.L. masc. n. Planctomyces, floating fungus

Type species: Planctomyces bekefii Gimesi 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Gimesi N. Hydrobiologiai talmanyok (Hydrobiologische Studien). I. Planktomyces Bekefii Gim. nov. gen. et sp. Kiadja a Magyar Ciszterci Rend, Budapest, 1924.

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: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Planctomycetaceae Schlesner and Stackebrandt 1987

Assigned by: Schlesner H, Stackebrandt E. Assignment of the genera Planctomyces and Pirella to a new family Planctomycetaceae fam. nov. and description of the order Planctomycetales ord. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:174-176.

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