Al.te.ri.pon.ti.xan.tho.bac’ter L. masc. adj.alter, another, other, different; N.L. masc. n.Pontixanthobacter, a genus name; N.L. masc. n.Alteripontixanthobacter, another or different Pontixanthobacter
Xu L, Sun C, Fang C, Oren A, Xu XW. Genomic-based taxonomic classification of the family Erythrobacteraceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4470-4495.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Altererythrobacter Kwon et al. 2007.Publication:
Kang H, Kim H, Joh K. Altererythrobacter maritimus sp. nov., isolated from seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1566-1572.
The distinct name Parapontixanthobacter from the same publication has a similar spelling.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1