Name: Lucibacterium Hendrie et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. lux (gen. lucis), light; N.L. neut. n. bacterium, rod or staff and, in biology, a bacterium (so called because the first ones observed were rod-shaped); N.L. neut. n. Lucibacterium, light (-emitting) bacterium

Gender: neuter (stem: Lucibacteri-)

Type species: Lucibacterium harveyi (Johnson and Shunk 1936) Hendrie et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Hendrie MS, Hodgkiss W, Shewan JM. The identification, taxonomy and classification of luminous bacteria. Journal of General Microbiology 1970; 64:151-169.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Vibrio Pacini 1854 (Approved Lists 1980)


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Vibrionaceae VĂ©ron 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lee JV, Shread P, Furniss AL, Bryant TN. Taxonomy and description of Vibrio fluvialis sp. nov. (synonym group F vibrios, group EF6). J Appl Bacteriol 1981; 50:73-94.

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