Name: Azoarcus Reinhold-Hurek et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. azotum, nitrogen; from French n. azote; from Gr. prep. a, not; from Gr. n. zôê, life; from N.Gr. n. azôê, not sustaining life; N.L. pref. azo-, pertaining to nitrogen; L. masc. n. arcus, arch, bow; N.L. masc. n. Azoarcus, nitrogen (-fixing) bow

Type species: Azoarcus indigens Reinhold-Hurek et al. 1993

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Reinhold-Hurek B, Hurek T, Gillis M, Hoste B, Vancanneyt M, Kersters K, De Ley J. Azoarcus gen. nov., nitrogen-fixing proteobacteria associated with roots of kallar grass (Leptochloa fusca (L.) Kunth) and description of two species, Azoarcus indigens sp. nov. and Azoarcus communis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:574-584.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:866.

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: 10
Total number of child taxa: 12

Parent taxon: Zoogloeaceae Boden et al. 2017

Assigned by: Boden R, Hutt LP, Rae AW. Reclassification of Thiobacillus aquaesulis (Wood & Kelly, 1995) as Annwoodia aquaesulis gen. nov., comb. nov., transfer of Thiobacillus (Beijerinck, 1904) from the Hydrogenophilales to the Nitrosomonadales, proposal of Hydrogenophilalia class. nov. within the 'Proteobacteria', and four new families within the orders Nitrosomonadales and Rhodocyclales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1191-1205.

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