Genus Roseiflexus

Name: Roseiflexus Hanada et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ro.se.i.flex’us L. masc. adj. roseus, rose-coloured; L. masc. n. flexus, a bending, turning; N.L. masc. n. Roseiflexus, rose-coloured bending

Type species: Roseiflexus castenholzii Hanada et al. 2002

Valid publication: Hanada S, Takaichi S, Matsuura K, Nakamura K. Roseiflexus castenholzii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, filamentous, photosynthetic bacterium that lacks chlorosomes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:187-193.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:293-295.

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: Roseiflexaceae Gupta et al. 2013

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Chander P, George S. Phylogenetic framework and molecular signatures for the class Chloroflexi and its different clades; proposal for division of the class Chloroflexia class. nov. [corrected] into the suborder Chloroflexineae subord. nov., consisting of the emended family Oscillochloridaceae and the family Chloroflexaceae fam. nov., and the suborder Roseiflexineae subord. nov., containing the family Roseiflexaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 103:99-119.

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