Name: Draconibacterium Du et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ L. masc. n. draco (gen. draconis), snake; N.L. neut. n. bacterium, staff, rod and, in biology, a bacterium; N.L. neut. n. Draconibacterium, the dragon bacterium

Gender: neuter (stem: Draconibacteri-)

Type species: Draconibacterium orientale Du et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Du ZJ, Wang Y, Dunlap C, Rooney AP, Chen GJ. Draconibacterium orientale gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from two distinct marine environments, and proposal of Draconibacteriaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1690-1696.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2509-2511.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Prolixibacteraceae Huang et al. 2014

Assigned by: Iino T, Mori K, Itoh T, Kudo T, Suzuki K, Ohkuma M. Description of Mariniphaga anaerophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively aerobic marine bacterium isolated from tidal flat sediment, reclassification of the Draconibacteriaceae as a later heterotypic synonym of the Prolixibacteraceae and description of the family Marinifilaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3660-3667.

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