Genus Polaribacter

Name: Polaribacter Gosink et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Po.lar.i.bac’ter. M.L. masc./fem. adj. polaris, pertaining to the geographic poles; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; from Gr. neut. n. baktron, for rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Polaribacter, rod-shaped bacterium from a polar region

Gender: masculine (stem: Polaribacter-)

Type species: Polaribacter filamentus Gosink et al. 1998

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Gosink JJ, Woese CR, Staley JT. Polaribacter gen. nov., with three new species, P. irgensii sp. nov., P. franzmannii sp. nov. and P. filamentus sp. nov., gas vacuolate polar marine bacteria of the Cytophaga-Flavobacterium-Bacteroides group and reclassification of 'Flectobacillus glomeratus' as Polaribacter glomeratus comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:223-235.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:629.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 29
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 29
Total number of child taxa: 31

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Nakagawa Y, Holmes B. Proposed minimal standards for describing new taxa of the family Flavobacteriaceae and emended description of the family. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1049-1070.

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