Genus Labrenzia

Name: Labrenzia Biebl et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Lab.ren’zi.a N.L. fem. n. Labrenzia, from the name Labrenz, honouring Dr Matthias Labrenz, a German marine microbiologist who described many interesting bacterial isolates from hypersaline Ekho Lake, Antarctica, including three new genera of aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs, using a polyphasic approach

Type species: Labrenzia alexandrii Biebl et al. 2007

Valid publication: Biebl H, Pukall R, Lunsdorf H, Schulz S, Allgaier M, Tindall BJ, Wagner-Dobler I. Description of Labrenzia alexandrii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel alphaproteobacterium containing bacteriochlorophyll a, and a proposal for reclassification of Stappia aggregata as Labrenzia aggregata comb. nov., of Stappia marina as Labrenzia marina comb. nov. and of Stappia alba as Labrenzia alba comb. nov., and emended descriptions of the genera Pannonibacter, Stappia and Roseibium, and of the species Roseibium denhamense and Roseibium hamelinense. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1095-1107.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Lai Q, Qiao N, Wu C, Sun F, Yuan J, Shao Z. Stappia indica sp. nov., isolated from deep seawater of the Indian Ocean. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:733-736.

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