Genus Rhodobacter

Name: Rhodobacter Imhoff et al. 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. rhodon, a rose; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Rhodobacter, red-colored rod

Gender: masculine (stem: Rhodobacter-)

Type species: Rhodobacter capsulatus (Molisch 1907) Imhoff et al. 1984

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Imhoff JF, Trüper HG, Pfennig N. Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:340-343.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 17
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 30
Total number of child taxa: 36

Parent taxon: Paracoccaceae Liang et al. 2022

Assigned by: Goker M. Filling the gaps: missing taxon names at the ranks of class, order and family. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5638.

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Record number: 517107
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