Name: Fulvimarina Cho and Giovannoni 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’na L. adj. fulvus, brownish-yellow; L. fem. adj. marina, of the sea; N.L. fem. n. Fulvimarina, brownish-yellow bacterium isolated from sea water

Type species: Fulvimarina pelagi Cho and Giovannoni 2003

Valid publication: Cho JC, Giovannoni SJ. Fulvimarina pelagi gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium that forms a deep evolutionary lineage of descent in the order "Rhizobiales". Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1853-1859.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: "Aurantimonadaceae" Garrity et al. 2003

Assigned by: Rathsack K, Reitner J, Stackebrandt E, Tindall BJ. Reclassification of Aurantimonas altamirensis (Jurado et al. 2006), Aurantimonas ureilytica (Weon et al. 2007) and Aurantimonas frigidaquae (Kim et al. 2008) as members of a new genus, Aureimonas gen. nov., as Aureimonas altamirensis gen. nov., comb. nov., Aureimonas ureilytica comb. nov. and Aureimonas frigidaquae comb. nov., and emended descriptions of the genera Aurantimonas and Fulvimarina. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2722-2728.

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