Name: Derxia Jensen et al. 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Derxia, named after the Dutch microbiologist H.G. Derx (1894-1953)

Gender: feminine

Type species: Derxia gummosa Jensen et al. 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Jennsen HL, Petersen EJ, De PK, Bhattacharya R. A new nitrogen-fixing bacterium: Derxia gummosa nov.gen.nov.spec. Arch Mikrobiol 1960; 36:182-195.

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: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Alcaligenaceae De Ley et al. 1986

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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