Name: Rhodobium Hiraishi et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rho.do’bi.um Gr. neut. n. rhodon, rose; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Rhodobium, red life

Gender: neuter

Type species: Rhodobium orientis Hiraishi et al. 1995

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hiraishi A, Urata K, Satoh T. A new genus of marine budding phototrophic bacteria, Rhodobium gen. nov., which includes Rhodobium orientis sp. nov. and Rhodobium marinum comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:226-234.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:621.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Rhodobiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family X. Rhodobiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 571.

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