Name: Amphritea Gärtner et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Am.phri’tea Gr. fem. n. Amphritea; from Gr. fem. n. Amphrite, a nymph of the ocean in Greek mythology, referring to the habitat of the bacteria

Gender: feminine

Type species: Amphritea atlantica Gärtner et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Gartner A, Wiese J, Imhoff JF. Amphritea atlantica gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium from the Logatchev hydrothermal vent field. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:34-39.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:747-748.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Oceanospirillaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Gartner A, Wiese J, Imhoff JF. Amphritea atlantica gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium from the Logatchev hydrothermal vent field. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:34-39.

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