Genus Ketobacter

Name: Ketobacter Kim et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. Keto, Greek goddess of sea monsters, referring to the marine origin; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Ketobacter, a rod from the sea

Type species: Ketobacter alkanivorans Kim et al. 2018

Valid publication: Kim SH, Kim JG, Jung MY, Kim SJ, Gwak JH, Yu WJ, Roh SW, Kim YH, Rhee SK. Ketobacter alkanivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an n-alkane-degrading bacterium isolated from seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2258-2264.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3077-3079.

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: Alcanivoracaceae corrig. Golyshin et al. 2005

Assigned by: Kim SH, Kim JG, Jung MY, Kim SJ, Gwak JH, Yu WJ, Roh SW, Kim YH, Rhee SK. Ketobacter alkanivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an n-alkane-degrading bacterium isolated from seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2258-2264.

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