Name: Rhodopila Imhoff et al. 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; L. fem. n. pila, a ball or globe; N.L. fem. n. Rhodopila, red sphere

Type species: Rhodopila globiformis (Pfennig 1974) Imhoff et al. 1984

Valid publication: Imhoff JF, Trüper HG, Pfennig N. Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:340-343.

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: Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 1980

Assigned by: Imhoff JF, Trüper HG, Pfennig N. Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:340-343.

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