Valid publication: Tindall BJ. Taxonomic note: transfer of Amoebobacter purpureus to the genus Pfennigia gen. nov. as Pfennigia purpurea comb. nov., on the basis of the illegitimate proposal to make Amoebobacter purpureus the type species of the genus Amoebobacter. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1999; 49:1307-1308.
Correct name: Lamprocystis Schroeter 1886 (Approved Lists 1980)
|Lamprocystis Schroeter 1886 (Approved Lists 1980)||heterotypic synonym, validly published|
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: 1
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Pfennigia purpurea (Eichler and Pfennig 1989) Tindall 1999||validly published||synonym|
Parent taxon: Chromatiaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: Imhoff JF. Transfer of Pfennigia purpurea tindall 1999 (Amoebobacter purpureus Eichler and Pfennig 1988) to the genus Lamprocystis as Lamprocystis purpurea comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1699-1701.