Name: Psychrobacter Juni and Heym 1986

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. psychros, cold; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Psychrobacter, a rod that grows at low temperatures

Gender: masculine

Type species: Psychrobacter immobilis Juni and Heym 1986

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Juni E, Heym GA. Psychrobacter immobilis gen. nov., sp. nov.: genospecies composed of gram-negative, aerobic, oxidase-positive coccobacilli. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:388-391.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 41
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 41
Total number of child taxa: 43

Parent taxon: Moraxellaceae Rossau et al. 1991

Assigned by: Rossau R, Van Landschoot A, Gillis M, De Ley J. Taxonomy of Moraxellaceae fam. nov., a new bacterial family to accommodate the genera Moraxella, Acinetobacter, and Psychrobacter and related organisms. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:310-319.

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