Name: Acidobacterium Kishimoto et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. acidum, an acid; from L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Acidobacterium, an acid-loving rod

Type species: Acidobacterium capsulatum Kishimoto et al. 1991

Effective publication: Kishimoto N, Kosako Y, Tano T. Acidobacterium capsulatum gen. nov., sp. nov.: an acidophilic chemoorganotrophic bacterium containing menaquinone from acidic mineral environment. Curr. Microbiol. 1991; 22:1-7.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 38. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:456-457.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Acidobacteriaceae Thrash and Coates 2012

Assigned by: Thrash JC, Coates JD. Family I. Acidobacteriaceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 728.

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