Genus Roseobacter

Name: Roseobacter Shiba 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: ro’se.us L. masc. adj. roseus, rose-colored, rosy; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Roseobacter, rose-colored rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Roseobacter litoralis Shiba 1991

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Shiba T. Roseobacter litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., and Roseobacter denitrificans sp. nov., aerobic pink-pigmented bacteria which contain bacteriochlorophyll a. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1991; 14:140-145.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 37. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:331.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

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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