Genus Rhodovulum

Name: Rhodovulum Hiraishi and Ueda 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; N.L. dim. neut. n. ovulum, a small egg; from L. neut. n. ovum, an egg; N.L. neut. n. Rhodovulum, small red egg

Type species: Rhodovulum sulfidophilum (Hansen and Veldkamp 1973) Hiraishi and Ueda 1994

Valid publication: Hiraishi A, Ueda Y. Intrageneric structure of the genus Rhodobacter: transfer of Rhodobacter sulfidophilus and related marine species to the genus Rhodovulum gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1994; 44:15-23.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 20
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 20
Total number of child taxa: 20

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodobacteraceae 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. 161.

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