Genus Rhodoblastus

Name: Rhodoblastus Imhoff 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rho.do.blas’tus Gr. neut. n. rhodon, the rose; Gr. masc. n. blastos, bud shoot; N.L. masc. n. Rhodoblastus, the budding rose, referring to the cell colour and the mode of cell division

Gender: masculine

Type species: Rhodoblastus acidophilus (Pfennig 1969) Imhoff 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: 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.

IJSEM list: 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.

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: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Roseiarcaceae Kulichevskaya et al. 2014

Assigned by: Hördt A, García-López M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Göker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front. Microbiol. 2020; 11:468.

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