Name: Carbophilus Meyer et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. carbo, a coal, charcoal and, in chemistry carbon; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. n. Carbophilus, loving carbohydrates and other carbonaceous substrates

Gender: masculine

Type species: Carbophilus carboxidus (ex Nozhevnikova and Zavarzin 1974) Meyer et al. 1994

Effective publication: Meyer O, Stackebrandt E, Auling G. Reclassification of ubiquinone Q-10 containing carbooxidotrophic bacteria: transfer of "[Pseudomonas] carboxydovorans" OM5 to Oligotropha, gen. nov., as Oligotropha carboxidovorans, comb. nov., transfer of "[Alcaligenes] carboxydus" DSM 1086 to Carbophilus, gen. nov., as Carbophilus carboxidus, comb. nov., transfer of "[Pseudomonas] compransoris" DSM 1231 to Zavarzinia, gen. nov., as Zavarzinia compransoris, comb. nov., amended description of the new genera. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1993; 16:390-395.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 48. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:182-183.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Aminobacter Urakami et al. 1992

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: Phyllobacteriaceae Mergaert and Swings 2006

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