Name: Draconibacterium Du et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Dra.co.ni.bac.te’ri.um L. masc. n. draco -onis, snake; L. neut. n. bacterium, staff, rod and, in biology, a bacterium; N.L. neut. n. Draconibacterium, the dragon bacterium

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

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: 3

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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