Name: Pigmentiphaga Blümel et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pig.men’ti.pha.ga L. neut. n. pigmentum, dye; Gr. n. phagos, eater; N.L. fem. n. Pigmentiphaga, eating dyes

Type species: Pigmentiphaga kullae Blümel et al. 2001

Valid publication: Blumel S, Mark B, Busse HJ, Kampfer P, Stolz A. Pigmentiphaga kullae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Alcaligenaceae with the ability to decolorize azo dyes aerobically. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1867-1871.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Alcaligenaceae De Ley et al. 1986

Assigned by: Blumel S, Mark B, Busse HJ, Kampfer P, Stolz A. Pigmentiphaga kullae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Alcaligenaceae with the ability to decolorize azo dyes aerobically. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1867-1871.

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