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Abstract

The genus as presently constituted is phylogenetically and phenotypically incoherent. Data from polyphasic taxonomic studies indicate that the genus comprises a collection of very heterogeneous species. Numerous phylogenetic studies, principally based on sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene, indicate that the genus should be restricted to cluster I as . Despite these findings, authors continue to add novel species to the genus that do not fall within the radiation of cluster I and the type species , thus perpetuating the confusion associated with the taxonomy of this group. Here, we formally propose that members of the genus Prazmowski be restricted to the type species and cluster I species. , , and should be transferred to the genus as comb. nov., comb. nov., comb. nov. and comb. nov. A novel genus, gen. nov., is proposed for the species , and as gen. nov. comb. nov., comb. nov. and comb. nov. The type species of the genus is

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