Name: Fluoribacter Garrity et al. 1980

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. fluorum, fluor (because of the fluorescence of this organism); N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Fluoribacter, fluorescent rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Fluoribacter bozemanae Garrity et al. 1980

Valid publication: Garrity GM, Brown A, Vickers RM. Tatlockia and Fluoribacter: two new genera of organisms resembling Legionella pneumophila. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:609-614.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Legionella Brenner et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Legionellaceae Brenner et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

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