Name: Rhodopseudomonas Czurda and Maresch 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. rhodon, the rose; N.L. fem. n. Pseudomonas, a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Rhodopseudomonas, the red Pseudomonas

Gender: feminine

Type species: Rhodopseudomonas palustris (Molisch 1907) van Niel 1944 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Czurda V, Maresch E. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Athiorhodobakterien-Gesellschaften. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 1937; 8:99-124.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 23
Total number of child taxa: 24

Parent taxon: Nitrobacteraceae Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

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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