Kro.ki’no.bac.ter. Gr. masc. adj. [κρόκινος]krokinos, yellow; N.L. masc. n.bacter, rod; from Gr. neut. dim. n. [βακτήριον]baktêrion, rod; N.L. masc. n.Krokinobacter, a yellow, rod-like bacterium
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Dokdonia Yoon et al. 2005.Publication:
Yoon JH, Kang SJ, Park S, Oh TK. Reclassification of the three species of the genus Krokinobacter into the genus Dokdonia as Dokdonia genika comb. nov., Dokdonia diaphoros comb. nov. and Dokdonia eikasta comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Dokdonia Yoon et al. 2005. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1896-1901.
Krokinobacter is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 3