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

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

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

Effective publication: Czurda V, Maresch E. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Athiorhodobakterien-Gesellschaften. Archiv fur 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


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: 23

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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