Genus Loktanella

Name: Loktanella Van Trappen et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: 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

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 22
Total number of child taxa: 22

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Tsubouchi T, Shimane Y, Mori K, Miyazaki M, Tame A, Uematsu K, Maruyama T, Hatada Y. Loktanella cinnabarina sp. nov., isolated from a deep subseafloor sediment, and emended description of the genus Loktanella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1390-1395.

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