Name: Paucibacter Rapala et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. adj. paucus, few, little; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Paucibacter, a rod that is content with a few carbon sources

Type species: Paucibacter toxinivorans Rapala et al. 2005

Valid publication: Rapala J, Berg KA, Lyra C, Niemi RM, Manz W, Suomalainen S, Paulin L, Lahti K. Paucibacter toxinivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterium that degrades cyclic cyanobacterial hepatotoxins microcystins and nodularin. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1563-1568.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Pheng S, Lee JJ, Eom MK, Lee KH, Kim SG. Paucibacter oligotrophus sp. nov., isolated from fresh water, and emended description of the genus Paucibacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2231-2235.

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