Genus Altererythrobacter

Name: Altererythrobacter Kwon et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Al.ter.e.ryth’ro.bac’ter L. adj. alius, alterius another, other, different; N.L. masc. n. Erythrobacter, a genus name; N.L. masc. n. Altererythrobacter, another or different Erythrobacter, because the genus shows high similarity to the genus Erythrobacter but does not share its phyletic line

Type species: Altererythrobacter epoxidivorans Kwon et al. 2007

Valid publication: Kwon KK, Woo JH, Yang SH, Kang JH, Kang SG, Kim SJ, Sato T, Kato C. Altererythrobacter epoxidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an epoxide hydrolase-active, mesophilic marine bacterium isolated from cold-seep sediment, and reclassification of Erythrobacter luteolus Yoon et al. 2005 as Altererythrobacter luteolus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2207-2211.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 43
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 43
Total number of child taxa: 47

Parent taxon: Erythrobacteraceae Lee et al. 2005

Assigned by: Kwon KK, Woo JH, Yang SH, Kang JH, Kang SG, Kim SJ, Sato T, Kato C. Altererythrobacter epoxidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an epoxide hydrolase-active, mesophilic marine bacterium isolated from cold-seep sediment, and reclassification of Erythrobacter luteolus Yoon et al. 2005 as Altererythrobacter luteolus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2207-2211.

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