Name: Pseudospirillum Satomi et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. pseudês, false; N.L. neut. dim. n. Spirillum, genus of spiral-shaped bacteria; N.L. neut. dim. n. Pseudospirillum, false Spirillum

Type species: Pseudospirillum japonicum (Watanabe 1959) Satomi et al. 2002

Valid publication: Satomi M, Kimura B, Hamada T, Harayama S, Fujii T. Phylogenetic study of the genus Oceanospirillum based on 16S rRNA and gyrB genes: emended description of the genus Oceanospirillum, description of Pseudospirillum gen. nov., Oceanobacter gen. nov. and Terasakiella gen. nov. and transfer of Oceanospirillum jannaschii and Pseudomonas stanieri to Marinobacterium as Marinobacterium jannaschii comb. nov. and Marinobacterium stanieri comb. no. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:739-747.

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: Oceanospirillaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Oceanospirillaceae 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 B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 271.

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