Genus Gelidibacter

Name: Gelidibacter Bowman et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ter L. masc. adj. gelidus, ice-cold or icy; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Gelidibacter, ice-cold or icy rod

Type species: Gelidibacter algens Bowman et al. 1997

Valid publication: Bowman JP, McCammon SA, Brown JL, Nichols PD, McMeekin TA. Psychroserpens burtonensis gen. nov., sp. nov., and Gelidibacter algens gen. nov., sp. nov., psychrophilic bacteria isolated from antarctic lacustrine and sea ice habitats. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:670-677.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Nakagawa Y, Holmes B. Proposed minimal standards for describing new taxa of the family Flavobacteriaceae and emended description of the family. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1049-1070.

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