Name: "Citromicrobium" Yurkov et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ci.tro.mi.cro’bi.um Gr. n. citron, citron; Gr. masc. adj. micros, small; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Citromicrobium, citron-colored microbe

Gender: neuter

Type species: "Citromicrobium bathyomarinum" Yurkov et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Yurkov VV, Krieger S, Stackebrandt E, Beatty JT. Citromicrobium bathyomarinum, a novel aerobic bacterium isolated from deep-sea hydrothermal vent plume waters that contains photosynthetic pigment-protein complexes. J Bacteriol 1999; 181:4517-4525.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Sphingomonadaceae Kosako et al. 2000

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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