heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Park et al. 2013
Park SC, Choe HN, Hwang YM, Baik KS, Kim SN, Lee YS, Jung JS, Seong CN. Marinivirga aestuarii gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Flavobacteriaceae, isolated from marine environments, and emended descriptions of the genera Hyunsoonleella, Jejuia and Pontirhabdus and the species Hyunsoonleella jejuensis, Jejuia pallidilutea and Pontirhabdus pectinivorans. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1524-1531.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2368-2370.
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Algibacter Nedashkovskaya et al. 2004.Publication:
Park SC, Hwang YM, Choe HN, Baik KS, Kim H, Seong CN. Algibacter aquimarinus sp. nov., isolated from a marine environment, and reclassification of Pontirhabdus pectinivorans as Algibacter pectinivorans comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2038-2042.
Taxonomists who have recently focused on this group are the corresponding authors of Park et al. (2013). Editors in search of reviewers are advised to consider additional criteria such as whether a taxon is covered by one of the ICSP subcommittees.
Pontirhabdus is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.04904 (N = 3).
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