Kurahashi M, Yokota A. Agarivorans albus gen. nov., sp. nov., a gamma-proteobacterium isolated from marine animals. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:693-697.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1427-1428.
Park et al. 2014
Park S, Park JM, Jung YT, Yoon JH. Agarivorans litoreus sp. nov., a novel gammaproteobacterium isolated from seawater and emended description of the genus Agarivorans. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 106:1041-1047.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 21. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:7-10. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 1 new species in the genus.
The Neo-Latin adjective (used as a substantive) Agarivorans may be in the masculine, feminine, or neuter gender. The gender of the genus name is not provided in the paper by Kurahashi and Yokota 2004. However, the epithet of the type species (albus) is in the masculine gender and Agarivorans must be in the masculine gender.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 4