Genus "Aliiruegeria"

Name: "Aliiruegeria" Liang et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ri.a. L. masc. pron. alius, other, another; N.L. fem. n. Ruegeria, a bacterial genus name honoring Rueger, a German microbiologist, for his contribution to the taxonomy of marine species; N.L. fem. n. Aliiruegeria, another Ruegeria, referring to its original taxonomic classification as Pseudoruegeria

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Aliiruegeria lutimaris" (Jung et al. 2010) Liang et al. 2021

Original publication: Liang KY, Orata FD, Boucher YF, Case RJ. Roseobacters in a Sea of Poly-and Paraphyly: Whole Genome-Based Taxonomy of the Family Rhodobacteraceae and the Proposal for the Split of the “Roseobacter Clade” Into a Novel Family, Roseobacteraceae fam. nov. Frontiers in Microbiology 2021; 12:1635.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Pseudoruegeria Yoon et al. 2007


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

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Record number: 3744