Name: Janibacter Martin et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. Janus, a god in roman mythology, who is said to have had two faces, (or Ianus); N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Janibacter, referring to the changing morphology of the microorganisms

Type species: Janibacter limosus Martin et al. 1997

Valid publication: Martin K, Schumann P, Rainey FA, Schuetze B, Groth I. Janibacter limosus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new actinomycete with meso-diaminopimelic acid in the cell wall. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:529-534.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Intrasporangiaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Schumann P. Description of Bogoriellaceae fam. nov., Dermacoccaceae fam. nov., Rarobacteraceae fam. nov. and Sanguibacteraceae fam. nov. and emendation of some families of the suborder Micrococcineae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1279-1285.

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