Name: Prolinoborus Pot et al. 1992

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. prolinum, the amino acid proline; Gr. adj. boros, gluttonous, voracious; N.L. masc. n. Prolinoborus, that readily consume proline, (bacteria)

Type species: Prolinoborus fasciculus (Strength et al. 1976) Pot et al. 1992

Valid publication: Pot B, Willems A, Gillis M, De Ley J. Intra- and intergeneric relationships of the genus Aquaspirillum: Prolinoborus, a new genus for Aquaspirillum fasciculus, with the species Prolinoborus fasciculus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1992; 42:44-57.

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: Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Pot B, Willems A, Gillis M, De Ley J. Intra- and intergeneric relationships of the genus Aquaspirillum: Prolinoborus, a new genus for Aquaspirillum fasciculus, with the species Prolinoborus fasciculus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1992; 42:44-57.

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