Name: Tectibacter (ex Preer et al. 1974) Preer and Preer 1982

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: L. n. tectum, a covering, cover; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Tectibacter, the bacterium with a covering

Type species: Tectibacter vulgaris (ex Preer et al. 1974) Preer and Preer 1982

Valid publication: Preer Jr. JR, Preer LB. Revival of names of protozoan endosymbionts and proposal of Holospora caryophila nom. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:140-141.

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: Holosporaceae Görtz and Schmidt 2006

Assigned by: Görtz HD, Schmidt HJ. Family III. Holosporaceae 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 C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 146-149.

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