Name: Arcobacter Vandamme et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ar’co.bac.ter L. masc. n. arcus, bow; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Arcobacter, a curved rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Arcobacter nitrofigilis (McClung et al. 1983) Vandamme et al. 1991

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Vandamme P, Falsen E, Rossau R, Hoste B, Segers P, Tytgat R, De Ley J. Revision of Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Wolinella taxonomy: emendation of generic descriptions and proposal of Arcobacter gen. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:88-103.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:457-458.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 28
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 29
Total number of child taxa: 30

Parent taxon: Arcobacteraceae Waite et al. 2020

Assigned by: Waite DW, Vanwonterghem I, Rinke C, Parks DH, Zhang Y, Takai K, Sievert SM, Simon J, Campbell BJ, Hanson TE, et al. Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Class Epsilonproteobacteria and Proposed Reclassification to Epsilonbacteraeota (phyl. nov.). Front Microbiol 2017; 8:682.

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