Name: Gluconobacter Asai 1935 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum gluconicum, gluconic acid; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Gluconacetobacter, gluconate rod

Type species: Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Asai T. Taxonomic studies on acetic acid bacteria and allied oxidative bacteria isolated from fruits. A new classification of the oxidative bacteria. Journal of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Japan 1935; 11:674-708.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 13
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 16
Total number of child taxa: 16

Parent taxon: Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 1980

Assigned by: Roh SW, Nam YD, Chang HW, Kim KH, Kim MS, Ryu JH, Kim SH, Lee WJ, Bae JW. Phylogenetic characterization of two novel commensal bacteria involved with innate immune homeostasis in Drosophila melanogaster. Appl Environ Microbiol 2008; 74:6171-6177.

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