Genus Loktanella

Name: Loktanella Van Trappen et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Lok.tan.el’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Loktanella, named after Tjhing-Lok Tan from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, who contributed to our understanding of marine and polar bacteriology and ecology

Gender: feminine (stem: Loktanell-)

Type species: Loktanella salsilacus Van Trappen et al. 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Van Trappen S, Mergaert J, Swings J. Loktanella salsilacus gen. nov., sp. nov., Loktanella fryxellensis sp. nov. and Loktanella vestfoldensis sp. nov., new members of the Rhodobacter group, isolated from microbial mats in Antarctic lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1263-1269.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1911-1913.

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: 23
Total number of child taxa: 24

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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