Breed et al. (1948) assigned this genus to the tribe "Nitrobacterieae".Publication:
Burkholder WH. Genus I. Pseudomonas Migula. Bacterial plant pathogens. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Hitchens AP (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 6th ed., The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1948, p. 82-150.
Brenner et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Bradyrhizobiaceae Garrity et al. 2006.Publication:
Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family VII. Bradyrhizobiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria) part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 438.
Kluyver and Van Niel (1936) assigned this genus to the tribe Pseudomonadeae Kluyver and Van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Kluyver AJ, Van Niel CB. Prospects for a natural system of classification of bacteria. Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, Abteilung II 1936; 94:369-403.
Winslow et al. (1920) assigned this genus to the tribe "Nitrobactereae".Publication:
Winslow CE, Broadhurst J, Buchanan RE, Krumwiede C, Rogers LA, Smith GH. The Families and Genera of the Bacteria: Final Report of the Committee of the Society of American Bacteriologists on Characterization and Classification of Bacterial Types. J Bacteriol 1920; 5:191-229.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Nilrobacter"; "Nitrobacteriae"; "Xitrobacter".
This taxon name is occasionally used in plural form as: "Nitrobacteria".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 3; NCIMB: 2; ATCC: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "NIBT" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
This name was treated in Judicial Opinion 20.Publication:
Anonymous. Judicial Opinion No. 20. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1958; 8:160-162.
Conserved name (Judicial Opinion 23). Conservation not against another name but with a new circumscription, establishing Nitrobacter winogradskyii Winslow et al. 1917 as nomenclatural type.Publication:
Anonymous. Judicial Opinion No. 23. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1958; 8:169-170.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 4