Name: Devosia Nakagawa et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Devosia, honoring Paul De Vos, a Belgian microbiologist, for his basic contribution to the taxonomy of pseudomonads

Gender: feminine

Type species: Devosia riboflavina (ex Foster 1944) Nakagawa et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Nakagawa Y, Sakane T, Yokota A. Transfer of "Pseudomonas riboflavina" (Foster 1944), a gram-negative, motile rod with long-chain 3-hydroxy fatty acids, to Devosia riboflavina gen. nov., sp. nov., nom. rev. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:16-22.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:627.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 26
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 27
Total number of child taxa: 32

Parent taxon: Devosiaceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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