Name: Amorphus Zeevi Ben Yosef et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Amorphus, a bacterium without defined shape; from Gr. adj. amorphos, without form, shapeless

Gender: masculine

Type species: Amorphus coralli Zeevi Ben Yosef et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zeevi Ben Yosef D, Ben-Dov E, Kushmaro A. Amorphus coralli gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from coral mucus, belonging to the order Rhizobiales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2704-2709.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:452-453.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Amorphaceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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