Type species: Pelagibaca bermudensis Cho and Giovannoni 2006
Valid publication: Cho JC, Giovannoni SJ. Pelagibaca bermudensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium within the Roseobacter clade in the order Rhodobacterales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:855-859.
Correct name: Salipiger Martínez-Cánovas et al. 2004
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 2
Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006
Assigned by: Wirth JS, Whitman WB. Phylogenomic analyses of a clade within the roseobacter group suggest taxonomic reassignments of species of the genera Aestuariivita, Citreicella, Loktanella, Nautella, Pelagibaca, Ruegeria, Thalassobius, Thiobacimonas and Tropicibacter, and the proposal of six novel genera. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2393-2411.