Genus Octadecabacter

Name: Octadecabacter Gosink et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. oktô, the number eight; Gr. fem. n. dekas, the number ten; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Octadecabacter, an 18-carbon fatty acid-containing rod

Gender: masculine (stem: Octadecabacter-)

Type species: Octadecabacter arcticus Gosink et al. 1998

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gosink J, Hewig RP, Staley JT. Octadecabacter arcticus gen. nov., sp. nov., nonpigmented, psychrophilic gas vacuolate bacteria from polar sea ice and water. Syst Appl Microbiol 1997; 20:356-365.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 64. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:327-328.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 161.

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