Genus Myroides

Name: Myroides Vancanneyt et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: My.roi’des Gr. n. myron, perfume; Gr. adj. suff. oides, similar to; N.L. masc. n. Myroides, resembling perfume

Type species: Myroides odoratus (Stutzer 1929) Vancanneyt et al. 1996

Valid publication: Vancanneyt M, Segers P, Torck U, Hoste B, Bernardet JF, Vandamme P, Kersters K. Reclassification of Flavobacterium odoratum (Stutzer 1929) strains to a new genus, Myroides, as Myroides odoratus comb. nov. and Myroides odoratimimus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:926-932.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Nakagawa Y, Holmes B. Proposed minimal standards for describing new taxa of the family Flavobacteriaceae and emended description of the family. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1049-1070.

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