Logan NA. Numerical taxonomy of violet-pigmented, gram-negative bacteria and description of Iodobacter fluviatile gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:450-456.
validly published under the ICNP
Brenner et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Chromobacterium Bergonzini 1880 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Moss MO, Ryall C, Logan NA. The classification and characterization of chromobacteria from a lowland river. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1978; 105:11-21.
The nomenclatural name Ioeidobacter (Gr. adj. ioeides, violet-colored; N.L. bacter, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Ioeidobacter, a small violet-colored rod) seems better than Iodobacter.Publication:
Euzeby JP. List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:590-592.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 5
Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1-24.
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