Name: Leisingera Schaefer et al. 2002
Etymology: Lei.sin’ge.ra. N.L. fem. n. Leisingera, in honour of Thomas Leisinger, on the occasion of his retirement and for his contributions to our understanding of the biochemistry of bacterial methyl halide metabolism
Gender: feminine (stem: Leisinger-)
Type species: Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
Valid publication: Schaefer JK, Goodwin KD, McDonald IR, Murrell JC, Oremland RS. Leisingera methylohalidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine methylotroph that grows on methyl bromide. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:851-859.
IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1077-1079.
Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP
Taxonomic status: correct name
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Leisingera aquaemixtae (Park et al. 2014) Breider et al. 2014||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Leisingera aquimarina Vandecandelaere et al. 2008||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Leisingera caerulea (Vandecandelaere et al. 2009) Breider et al. 2014||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Leisingera daeponensis (Yoon et al. 2007) Breider et al. 2014||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Leisingera nanhaiensis Sun et al. 2010||validly published under the ICNP||synonym|
Parent taxon: Roseobacteraceae Liang et al. 2021
Assigned by: Liang KYH, Orata FD, Boucher YF, Case RJ. Roseobacters in a Sea of Poly- and Paraphyly: Whole Genome-Based Taxonomy of the Family Rhodobacteraceae and the Proposal for the Split of the "Roseobacter Clade" Into a Novel Family, Roseobacteraceae fam. nov. Front Microbiol 2021; 12:683109.
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