Name: Terasakiella Satomi et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Terasakiella, named to honour Y. Terasaki, the Japanese microbiologist, who has made many contributions to our understanding of the classification and identification of spiral-shaped bacteria

Type species: Terasakiella pusilla (Terasaki 1973) 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: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Methylocystaceae Bowman 2006

Assigned by: Yoon J, Kang DH. Terasakiella salincola sp. nov., a marine alphaproteobacterium isolated from seawater, and emended description of the genus Terasakiella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2048-2053.

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