Name: Rhodocytophaga Anandham et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rho’do.cy.to.pha’ga Gr. adj. rhodos, rose-red; N.L. fem. n. Cytophaga, a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Rhodocytophaga, rose-red Cytophaga, referring to the reddish pink colour of colonies and to the phylogenetic relationship with the genus Cytophaga

Type species: Rhodocytophaga aerolata Anandham et al. 2010

Valid publication: Anandham R, Weon HY, Kim SJ, Kim YS, Kwon SW. Rhodocytophaga aerolata gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Cytophagaceae isolated from air. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1554-1558.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Anandham R, Weon HY, Kim SJ, Kim YS, Kwon SW. Rhodocytophaga aerolata gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Cytophagaceae isolated from air. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1554-1558.

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