Genus Epibacterium

Name: Epibacterium Penesyan et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: E.pi.bac.te’ri.um Gr. pref. epi-, on; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod or staff; N.L. neut. n. Epibacterium, rod on a surface

Type species: Epibacterium ulvae Penesyan et al. 2013

Valid publication: Penesyan A, Breider S, Schumann P, Tindall BJ, Egan S, Brinkhoff T. Epibacterium ulvae gen. nov., sp. nov., epibiotic bacteria isolated from the surface of a marine alga. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1589-1596.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2755-2756.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: 4

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Wirth JS, Whitman WB. Phylogenomic analyses of a clade within the roseobacter group suggest taxonomic reassignments of species of the genera Aestuariivita, Citreicella, Loktanella, Nautella, Pelagibaca, Ruegeria, Thalassobius, Thiobacimonas and Tropicibacter, and the proposal of six novel genera. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2393-2411.

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