Name: Glaciecola Bowman et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gla.ci.e’co.la L. fem. n. glacies, ice; L. masc./fem. n. incola, an inhabitant; N.L. fem. n. Glaciecola, inhabitant of ice

Type species: Glaciecola punicea Bowman et al. 1998

Valid publication: Bowman JP, McCammon SA, Brown JL, McMeekin TA. Glaciecola punicea gen. nov., sp. nov. and Glaciecola pallidula gen. nov., sp. nov.: psychrophilic bacteria from Antarctic sea-ice habitats. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1998; 48:1213-1222.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 12

Parent taxon: Alteromonadaceae Ivanova and Mikhailov 2001

Assigned by: Ivanova EP, Flavier S, Christen R. Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1773-1788.

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