Name: Apibacter Kwong and Moran 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: a’pis A.pi.bac’ter L. gen. fem. n. apis, bee; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Apibacter, a rod-shaped bacterium first isolated from bees

Gender: masculine

Type species: Apibacter adventoris Kwong and Moran 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kwong WK, Moran NA. Apibacter adventoris gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from honey bees. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1323-1329.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2126-2128.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Weeksellaceae García-López et al. 2020

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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