Name: Limnobacter Spring et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Lim.no.bac.ter. Gr. fem. n. limnê, pool of standing water, lake (or limnê); N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Limnobacter, lake rod, referring to the isolation of the type species from lake sediment

Gender: masculine

Type species: Limnobacter thiooxidans Spring et al. 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Spring S, Kampfer P, Schleifer KH. Limnobacter thiooxidans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from freshwater lake sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1463-1470.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1621-1623.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Burkholderiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Burkholderiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 575.

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Record number: 515966