Name: Rathayibacter Zgurskaya et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. Rathaya, Rathay, referring to E. Rathay, Australian plant pathologist who first isolated strains of the genus; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Rathayibacter, a rod isolated by Rathay

Type species: Rathayibacter rathayi (Smith 1913) Zgurskaya et al. 1993

Valid publication: Zgurskaya HI, Evtushenko LI, Akimov VN, Kalakoutskii LV. Rathayibacter gen. nov., including the species Rathayibacter rathayi comb. nov., Rathayibacter tritici comb. nov., Rathayibacter iranicus comb. nov., and six strains from annual grasses. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:143-149.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Microbacteriaceae Park et al. 1995

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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