Pseu.do.bac’ter Gr. masc./fem. adj. [ψευδής]pseudês, false; N.L. masc. n.bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n.Pseudobacter, a false rod, referring to two morphological forms, long rod and short rod, untrue shape
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
The terminology used by the authors is in line with many other taxonomic studies and does not negatively affect their main results; some improvements may nevertheless be possible. Contrasting the term "chemotaxonomic" with "phenotypic" is not recommended. Whether taxa can have "members" is debatable. See the LPSN phylogeny page for details.Publication:
Göker M. What can genome analysis offer for bacteria? In: Bridge P, Smith D, Stackebrandt E (eds), Trends in the systematics of bacteria and fungi, CAB International, Wallingford, 2021, p. 255-281.
Pseudobacter is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus.
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