Name: Amorphus Zeevi Ben Yosef et al. 2008
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Amorphus, a bacterium without defined shape; from Gr. masc./fem. adj. amorphos, without form, shapeless
Gender: masculine (stem: Amorph-)
Type species: Amorphus coralli Zeevi Ben Yosef et al. 2008
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
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 under the ICNP
Taxonomic status: correct name
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Amorphus coralli Zeevi Ben Yosef et al. 2008||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Amorphus orientalis Wang et al. 2010||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Amorphus suaedae Hwang et al. 2013||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
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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