Name: Prolixibacter Holmes et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pro.lix’i.bac.ter L. adj. prolixus -a -um, long, extended; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; from Gr. neut. n. bakterion, rod; N.L. masc. n. Prolixibacter, a long rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Prolixibacter bellariivorans Holmes et al. 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Holmes DE, Nevin KP, Woodard TL, Peacock AD, Lovley DR. Prolixibacter bellariivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a sugar-fermenting, psychrotolerant anaerobe of the phylum Bacteroidetes, isolated from a marine-sediment fuel cell. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:701-707.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1374-1375.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Prolixibacteraceae Huang et al. 2014

Assigned by: Huang XF, Liu YJ, Dong JD, Qu LY, Zhang YY, Wang FZ, Tian XP, Zhang S. Mangrovibacterium diazotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from a mangrove sediment, and proposal of Prolixibacteraceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:875-881.

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