Name: Congregibacter Spring et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. adj. congregus -a -um, united in flocks; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Congregibacter, a rod that grows in flocks

Gender: masculine

Type species: Congregibacter litoralis Spring et al. 2009

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Spring S, Lunsdorf H, Fuchs BM, Tindall BJ. The photosynthetic apparatus and its regulation in the aerobic gammaproteobacterium Congregibacter litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov. PLoS One 2009; 4:e4866.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 128. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1555-1556.

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: Halieaceae Spring et al. 2015

Assigned by: Spring S, Scheuner C, Goker M, Klenk HP. A taxonomic framework for emerging groups of ecologically important marine gammaproteobacteria based on the reconstruction of evolutionary relationships using genome-scale data. Front Microbiol 2015; 6:281.

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