Etymology: Aes.tu.a.ri.i.mi.cro’bi.u.m L. n. aestuarium, part of the sea coast which, during the flood-tide, is overflowed, but at ebb-tide is left covered with mud or slime, a tidal flat; N.L. neut. n. microbium, microbe; N.L. neut. n. Aestuariimicrobium, a microbe isolated from tidal flat
Type species: Aestuariimicrobium kwangyangense Jung et al. 2007
Valid publication: Jung SY, Kim HS, Song JJ, Lee SG, Oh TK, Yoon JH. Aestuariimicrobium kwangyangense gen. nov., sp. nov., an LL-diaminopimelic acid-containing bacterium isolated from tidal flat sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2114-2118.
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: Propionibacteriaceae Delwiche 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.