Etymology: Ga.bo.ni.bac.ter N.L. masc. n. Gabonibacter, Combination of Gaboni, from Gabon, the Sub-saharan African Country where stool specimen was collected and bacter, of bacteria the domain to which this microorganism belongs
Type species: Gabonibacter massiliensis Mourembou et al. 2017
Effective publication: Mourembou G, Rathored J, Lekana-Douki JB, Ndjoyi-Mbiguino A, Khelaifia S, Robert C, Armstrong N, Raoult D, Fournier PE. Description of Gabonibacter massiliensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a New Member of the Family Porphyromonadaceae Isolated from the Human Gut Microbiota. Curr Microbiol 2016; 73:867-877.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 2
Parent taxon: Odoribacteraceae Munoz et al. 2016
Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.Record number: 519111