Name: Pontixanthobacter Xu et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pon.ti.xan.tho.bac’ter L. masc. n. pontus, the sea; Gr. masc. adj. xanthos, yellow; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Pontixanthobacter, a yellow bacterium from the sea

Gender: masculine

Type species: Pontixanthobacter luteolus (Yoon et al. 2005) Xu et al. 2020

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Xu L, Sun C, Fang C, Oren A, Xu XW. Genomic-based taxonomic classification of the family Erythrobacteraceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4470-4495.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Erythrobacteraceae Lee et al. 2005

Assigned by: Xu L, Sun C, Fang C, Oren A, Xu XW. Genomic-based taxonomic classification of the family Erythrobacteraceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4470-4495.

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