Name: Toxothrix Molisch 1925 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. toxon, a bow; Gr. fem. n. thrix, a thread; N.L. fem. n. Toxothrix, bent thread

Gender: feminine

Type species: Toxothrix trichogenes (Cholodny 1924) Beger 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Molisch H. Über Kalkbakterien und andere kalkfällende Pilze. Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, Abteilung II 1925; 65:130-139.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

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: [Bacteroidetes, not assigned to family]

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