Name: Geopsychrobacter Holmes et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. gĂȘ, earth; Gr. adj. psukhros, cold; N.L. masc. n. bacter, stick, rod; N.L. masc. n. Geopsychrobacter, a rod from cold earth

Gender: masculine

Type species: Geopsychrobacter electrodiphilus Holmes et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Holmes DE, Nicoll JS, Bond DR, Lovley DR. Potential role of a novel psychrotolerant member of the family Geobacteraceae, Geopsychrobacter electrodiphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., in electricity production by a marine sediment fuel cell. Appl Environ Microbiol 2004; 70:6023-6030.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 102. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:547-549.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: 1

Parent taxon: Geobacteraceae Holmes et al. 2004

Assigned by: Holmes DE, Nicoll JS, Bond DR, Lovley DR. Potential role of a novel psychrotolerant member of the family Geobacteraceae, Geopsychrobacter electrodiphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., in electricity production by a marine sediment fuel cell. Appl Environ Microbiol 2004; 70:6023-6030.

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