Genus Ahrensia

Name: Ahrensia Uchino et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Ahrensia, named after R. Ahrens, a German microbiologist, who contributed to the taxonomy of marine species of Agrobacterium

Gender: feminine

Type species: Ahrensia kielensis corrig. (ex Ahrens 1968) Uchino et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Uchino Y, Hirata A, Yokota A, Sugiyama J. Reclassification of marine Agrobacterium species: Proposals of Stappia stellulata gen. nov., comb. nov., Stappia aggregata sp. nov., nom. rev., Ruegeria atlantica gen. nov., comb. nov., Ruegeria gelatinovora comb. nov., Ruegeria algicola comb. nov., and Ahrensia kieliense gen. nov., sp. nov., nom. rev. J Gen Appl Microbiol 1998; 44:201-210.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 68. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1-3.

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: 3

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 161.

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