Name: Pontibacter Nedashkovskaya et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pon.ti.bac’ter L. n. pontus, the sea; N.L. masc. n. bacter; from Gr. neut. n. baktron, rod; N.L. masc. n. Pontibacter, a marine bacterium

Type species: Pontibacter actiniarum Nedashkovskaya et al. 2005

Valid publication: Nedashkovskaya OI, Kim SB, Suzuki M, Shevchenko LS, Lee MS, Lee KH, Park MS, Frolova GM, Oh HW, Bae KS, et al. Pontibacter actiniarum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes', and proposal of Reichenbachiella gen. nov. as a replacement for the illegitimate prokaryotic generic name Reichenbachia Nedashkovskaya et al. 2003. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2583-2588.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 35
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 35
Total number of child taxa: 38

Parent taxon: Hymenobacteraceae Munoz et al. 2016

Assigned by: Munoz R, Rossello-Mora R, Amann R. Revised phylogeny of Bacteroidetes and proposal of sixteen new taxa and two new combinations including Rhodothermaeota phyl. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2016; 39:281-296.

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