Etymology: Fal’si.rho.do.bac’ter L. adj. falsus, false; N.L. masc. n. Rhodobacter, a bacterial generic name; N.L. masc. n. Falsirhodobacter, false Rhodobacter, referring to its phylogenetic proximity to Rhodobacter
Type species: Falsirhodobacter halotolerans Subhash et al. 2013
Valid publication: Subhash Y, Tushar L, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV. Falsirhodobacter halotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from dry soils of a solar saltern. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2132-2137.
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: 2
Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006