Imhoff JF. Transfer of Rhodopseudomonas acidophila to the new genus Rhodoblastus as Rhodoblastus acidophilus gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1863-1866.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1947-1948.
validly published under the ICNP
Brenner et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Bradyrhizobiaceae Garrity et al. 2006.Publication:
Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family VII. Bradyrhizobiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria) part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 438.
Dedysh et al. (2016) assigned this genus to the family Beijerinckiaceae Garrity et al. 2006.Publication:
Dedysh SN, Haupt ES, Dunfield PF. Emended description of the family Beijerinckiaceae and transfer of the genera Chelatococcus and Camelimonas to the family Chelatococcaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3177-3182.
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
Imhoff JF, Wilmotte A. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of phototrophic bacteria: minutes of the meetings, 11 August 2009, Montreal, Canada. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3907-3909.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2