Genus Brevibacterium

Name: Brevibacterium Breed 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. gen. neut. n. brevis, short; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Brevibacterium, a short rod

Type species: Brevibacterium linens (Wolff 1910) Breed 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Breed RS. The Brevibacteriaceae fam. nov. of order Eubacteriales. Riassunti delle Communicazione VI. Congresso Internazionale di Microbiologia, Roma 1953; 1:13-14.

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

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 33
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 53
Total number of child taxa: 55

Parent taxon: Brevibacteriaceae Breed 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Breed RS. The Brevibacteriaceae fam. nov. of order Eubacteriales. Riassunti delle Communicazione VI. Congresso Internazionale di Microbiologia, Roma 1953; 1:13-14.

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