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; N.L. masc. n. Carbophilus, loving carbohydrates and other carbonaceous substrates

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

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Rhizobiaceae Conn 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. 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. 1.

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