Name: Beijerinckia Derx 1950 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Beijerinckia, named after M.W. Beijerinck, the Dutch microbiologist (1851-1931)

Gender: feminine

Type species: Beijerinckia indica (Starkey and De 1939) Derx 1950 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Derx HG. Beijerinckia, a new genus of nitrogen-fixing bacteria occurring in tropical soils. Proceedings Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen Series C 1950; 53:140-147.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Beijerinckiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family VI. Beijerinckiaceae fam. 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. 422.

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