Name: Aquabacter Irgens et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. aqua, water; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Aquabacter, aquatic rod

Type species: Aquabacter spiritensis Irgens et al. 1993

Effective publication: Irgens RL, Kersters K, Segers P, Gillis M, Staley JT. Aquabacter spiritensis, gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic, gas-vacuolate aquatic bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1991; 155:137-142.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 47. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:864-865.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Hyphomicrobiaceae Babudieri 1950 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. 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. 1.

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