Name: Phreatobacter Tóth et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ter Gr. neut. n. phrear -atos, cistern, well; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Phreatobacter, rod from a well

Gender: masculine

Type species: Phreatobacter oligotrophus Tóth et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Toth EM, Vengring A, Homonnay ZG, Keki Z, Sproer C, Borsodi AK, Marialigeti K, Schumann P. Phreatobacter oligotrophus gen. nov., sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium isolated from ultrapure water of the water purification system of a power plant. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:839-845.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1827-1829.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: 3

Parent taxon: Phreatobacteraceae Hördt et al. 2020

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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