Name: Reichenbachiella Nedashkovskaya et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Reichenbachiella, named in honour of Hans Reichenbach, a German microbiologist who has made a great contribution to the taxonomy of bacteria belonging to the phylum "Bacteroidetes"

Type species: Reichenbachiella agariperforans (Nedashkovskaya et al. 2003) Nedashkovskaya et al. 2005

Valid publication: Nedashkovskaya OI, Kim SB, Suzuki M, Shevchenko LS, Lee MS, Lee KH, Park MS, Frolova GM, Oh HW, Bae KS, et al. Pontibacter actiniarum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes', and proposal of Reichenbachiella gen. nov. as a replacement for the illegitimate prokaryotic generic name Reichenbachia Nedashkovskaya et al. 2003. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2583-2588.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Flammeovirgaceae Yoon et al. 2011

Assigned by: Cha IT, Oh YS, Park SJ, Park BJ, Lee JK, Lim CS, Park AR, Yoo JS, Lee DH, Rhee SK, et al. Reichenbachiella faecimaris sp. nov., isolated from a tidal flat, and emended descriptions of the genus Reichenbachiella and Reichenbachiella agariperforans. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1994-1999.

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