Genus Arthrobacter

Name: Arthrobacter Conn and Dimmick 1947 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. arthron, a joint; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Arthrobacter, a jointed rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Arthrobacter globiformis (Conn 1928) Conn and Dimmick 1947 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Conn HJ, Dimmick I. Soil Bacteria Similar in Morphology to Mycobacterium and Corynebacterium. J Bacteriol 1947; 54:291-303.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 50
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 100
Total number of child taxa: 110

Parent taxon: Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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