Genus Novosphingobium

Name: Novosphingobium Takeuchi et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. novus, new; N.L. n. sphingosinum, sphingosine; from Gr. gen. n. sphingos, of sphinx; from suff. -ine; N.L. pref. sphingo-, pertaining to sphingosine; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Novosphingobium, new sphingosine-containing life

Gender: neuter

Type species: Novosphingobium capsulatum (Leifson 1962) Takeuchi et al. 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Takeuchi M, Hamana K, Hiraishi A. Proposal of the genus Sphingomonas sensu stricto and three new genera, Sphingobium, Novosphingobium and Sphingopyxis, on the basis of phylogenetic and chemotaxonomic analyses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1405-1417.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1621-1623.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 51
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 53
Total number of child taxa: 63

Parent taxon: Erythrobacteraceae Lee et al. 2005

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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