Genus Bacteriolyticum

Name: Bacteriolyticum Piñeiro et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. baktêria, staff, cane and in biology, a bacterium; Gr. masc. adj. lutikos, able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. neut. n. Bacteriolyticum, a dissolver of bacteria

Type species: Bacteriolyticum stolpii (Seidler et al. 1972) Piñeiro et al. 2008

Valid publication: Pineiro SA, Williams HN, Stine OC. Phylogenetic relationships amongst the saltwater members of the genus Bacteriovorax using rpoB sequences and reclassification of Bacteriovorax stolpii as Bacteriolyticum stolpii gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1203-1209.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Bacteriovorax Baer et al. 2000

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Bacteriovoracaceae Davidov and Jurkevitch 2004

Assigned by: Hahn MW, Schmidt J, Koll U, Rohde M, Verbarg S, Pitt A, Nakai R, Naganuma T, Lang E. Silvanigrella aquatica gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater lake, description of Silvanigrellaceae fam. nov. and Silvanigrellales ord. nov., reclassification of the order Bdellovibrionales in the class Oligoflexia, reclassification of the families Bacteriovoracaceae and Halobacteriovoraceae in the new order Bacteriovoracales ord. nov., and reclassification of the family Pseudobacteriovoracaceae in the order Oligoflexales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2555-2568.

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