Genus Antarctobacter

Name: Antarctobacter Labrenz et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ter. N.L. fem. n. Antarctica, M.L. name of the South Pole continent; from Gr. prep. anti, against (on the other side); Gr. masc. adj. arktikos, northern; Gr. neut. n. baktron, a rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Antarctobacter, a rod-shaped bacterium from Antarctica

Gender: masculine (stem: Antarctobacter-)

Type species: Antarctobacter heliothermus Labrenz et al. 1998

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Labrenz M, Collins MD, Lawson PA, Tindall BJ, Braker G, Hirsch P. Antarctobacter heliothermus gen. nov., sp. nov., a budding bacterium from hypersaline and heliothermal Ekho Lake. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1363-1372.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:5-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 161.

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Record number: 515144
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