Genus Palleronia

Name: Palleronia Martínez-Checa et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’nia N.L. fem. n. Palleronia, in honour of Professor Norberto Palleroni, a pioneer in the use of molecular identification techniques in prokaryote taxonomy

Type species: Palleronia marisminoris Martínez-Checa et al. 2005

Valid publication: Martinez-Checa F, Quesada E, Martinez-Canovas MJ, Llamas I, Bejar V. Palleronia marisminoris gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, exopolysaccharide-producing bacterium belonging to the 'Alphaproteobacteria', isolated from a saline soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2525-2530.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Albuquerque L, Franca L, Taborda M, La Cono V, Yakimov M, da Costa MS. Palleronia abyssalis sp. nov., isolated from the deep Mediterranean Sea and the emended description of the genus Palleronia and of the species Palleronia marisminoris. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2015; 107:633-642.

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