Genus Fundibacter

Name: Fundibacter Bruns and Berthe-Corti 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. fundus, the bottom, in this case the sea bed; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Fundibacter, rod of the sea bed

Type species: Fundibacter jadensis Bruns and Berthe-Corti 1999

Valid publication: Bruns A, Berthe-Corti L. Fundibacter jadensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new slightly halophilic bacterium, isolated from intertidal sediment. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:441-448.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Alcanivorax Yakimov et al. 1998

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Alcanivoracaceae corrig. Golyshin et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class III. Gammaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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