Name: Erythrobacter Shiba and Simidu 1982

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. eruthros, red; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Erythrobacter, red rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Erythrobacter longus Shiba and Simidu 1982

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Shiba T, Simidu U. Erythrobacter longus gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic bacterium which contains bacteriochlorophyll a. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:211-217.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 22
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 34
Total number of child taxa: 39

Parent taxon: Erythrobacteraceae Lee et al. 2005

Assigned by: Lee KB, Liu CT, Anzai Y, Kim H, Aono T, Oyaizu H. The hierarchical system of the 'Alphaproteobacteria': description of Hyphomonadaceae fam. nov., Xanthobacteraceae fam. nov. and Erythrobacteraceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1907-1919.

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