Name: Rhodoblastus Imhoff 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’tus Gr. 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

Type species: Rhodoblastus acidophilus (Pfennig 1969) Imhoff 2001

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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Bradyrhizobiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: 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, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 438.

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