Name: Saccharophagus Ekborg et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sac’cha.ro.pha’gus Gr. n. saccharon, sugar; Gr. masc. n. phagos, glutton; from Gr. masc. n. phagos, glutton; N.L. masc. n. Saccharophagus, sugar-devourer

Gender: masculine

Type species: Saccharophagus degradans Ekborg et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Ekborg NA, Gonzalez JM, Howard MB, Taylor LE, Hutcheson SW, Weiner RM. Saccharophagus degradans gen. nov., sp. nov., a versatile marine degrader of complex polysaccharides. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1545-1549.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2239-2241.

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: Cellvibrionaceae Spring et al. 2015

Assigned by: Spring S, Scheuner C, Goker M, Klenk HP. A taxonomic framework for emerging groups of ecologically important marine gammaproteobacteria based on the reconstruction of evolutionary relationships using genome-scale data. Front Microbiol 2015; 6:281.

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