Name: Vasilyevaea Yee et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Vasilyevaea, of Vasilyeva, named in honour of Lina Vasilyeva, a Russian microbiologist who has dedicated her career to the investigation of prosthecate bacteria and has named several new genera within this group

Type species: Vasilyevaea enhydra (Staley 1968) Yee et al. 2010

Valid publication: Yee B, Oertli GE, Fuerst JA, Staley JT. Reclassification of the polyphyletic genus Prosthecomicrobium to form two novel genera, Vasilyevaea gen. nov. and Bauldia gen. nov. with four new combinations: Vasilyevaea enhydra comb. nov., Vasilyevaea mishustinii comb. nov., Bauldia consociata comb. nov. and Bauldia litoralis comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:2960-2966.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Devosia Nakagawa et al. 1996

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Hyphomicrobiaceae Babudieri 1950 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Park S, Jung YT, Kim S, Yoon JH. Devosia confluentis sp. nov., isolated from the junction between the ocean and a freshwater lake, and reclassification of two Vasilyevaea species as Devosia enhydra comb. nov. and Devosia mishustinii comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3935-3941.

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