Genus Salegentibacter

Name: Salegentibacter McCammon and Bowman 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ L. gen. masc. n. salis, salt; L. part. adj. egentis, needy; Gr. neut. n. bakterion, rod; N.L. masc. n. Salegentibacter, salt-needy rod, referring to the high level of salt requirement

Type species: Salegentibacter salegens (Dobson et al. 1993) McCammon and Bowman 2000

Valid publication: McCammon SA, Bowman JP. Taxonomy of Antarctic Flavobacterium species: description of Flavobacterium gillisiae sp. nov., Flavobacterium tegetincola sp. nov., and Flavobacterium xanthum sp. nov., nom. rev. and reclassification of [Flavobacterium] salegens as Salegentibacter salegens gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1055-1063.

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: 11
Total number of child taxa: 11

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Nakagawa Y, Holmes B. Proposed minimal standards for describing new taxa of the family Flavobacteriaceae and emended description of the family. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1049-1070.

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