Name: Prosthecobacter (ex Staley et al. 1976) Staley et al. 1980

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: Gr. n. prosthece, appendage; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Prosthecobacter, appendage(d) rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Prosthecobacter fusiformis (ex Staley et al. 1976) Staley et al. 1980

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Staley JT, De Bont JAM, De Jonge K. Prosthecobacter fusiformis gen. and sp. nov., nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:595.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Verrucomicrobiaceae Ward-Rainey et al. 1996

Assigned by: Yoon J, Matsuo Y, Adachi K, Nozawa M, Matsuda S, Kasai H, Yokota A. Description of Persicirhabdus sediminis gen. nov., sp. nov., Roseibacillus ishigakijimensis gen. nov., sp. nov., Roseibacillus ponti sp. nov., Roseibacillus persicicus sp. nov., Luteolibacter pohnpeiensis gen. nov., sp. nov. and Luteolibacter algae sp. nov., six marine members of the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', and emended descriptions of the class Verrucomicrobiae, the order Verrucomicrobiales and the family Verrucomicrobiaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:998-1007.

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