Genus Silicibacter

Name: Silicibacter Petursdottir and Kristjansson 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc./fem. n. silex (gen. silicis), any hard stone found in fields, here silica; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Silicibacter, a rod isolated from a silica-rich geothermal lake

Gender: masculine

Type species: Silicibacter lacuscaerulensis Petursdottir and Kristjansson 1999

Effective publication: Petursdottir SK, Kristjansson JK. Silicibacter lacuscaerulensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic moderately halophilic bacterium characteristic of the Blue Lagoon geothermal lake in Iceland. Extremophiles 1997; 1:94-99.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 71. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1325-1326.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Ruegeria Uchino et al. 1999

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kampfer P, Arun AB, Rekha PD, Busse HJ, Young CC, Glaeser SP. Ruegeria intermedia sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic bacterium isolated from a coastal hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2538-2544.

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