Name: Melitea Urios et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Melitea, named after Melite, a nymph of the sea in Greek mythology, referring to the marine origin

Gender: feminine

Type species: Melitea salexigens Urios et al. 2008

Valid publication: Urios L, Agogue H, Intertaglia L, Lesongeur F, Lebaron P. Melitea salexigens gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium from the Mediterranean Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2479-2483.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:205-206.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Spongiibacter Graeber et al. 2008


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: Spongiibacteraceae Spring et al. 2015

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