Name: Alishewanella Fonnesbech Vogel et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. adj. alius, other, another, different; N.L. fem. dim. n. Shewanella, a bacterial genus name; N.L. fem. dim. n. Alishewanella, the other Shewanella

Type species: Alishewanella fetalis Fonnesbech Vogel et al. 2000

Valid publication: Vogel BF, Venkateswaran K, Christensen H, Falsen E, Christiansen G, Gram L. Polyphasic taxonomic approach in the description of Alishewanella fetalis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a human foetus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1133-1142.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Chromatiaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sisinthy S, Chakraborty D, Adicherla H, Gundlapally SR. Emended description of the family Chromatiaceae, phylogenetic analyses of the genera Alishewanella, Rheinheimera and Arsukibacterium, transfer of Rheinheimera longhuensis LH2-2T to the genus Alishewanella and description of Alishewanella alkalitolerans sp. nov. from Lonar Lake, India. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2017; 110:1227-1241.

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