Genus Sphaerobacter

Name: Sphaerobacter Demharter et al. 1989

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. [σφαῖρα] sphaîra, sphere; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Sphaerobacter, spherical rod (!), probably intended to mean spherical bacterium

Gender: masculine

Type species: Sphaerobacter thermophilus Demharter et al. 1989

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Demharter W, Hensel R, Smida J, Stackebrandt E. Sphaerobacter thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. A deeply rooting member of the actinomycetes subdivision isolated from thermophilically treated sewage sludge. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1989; 11:261-266.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 31. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1989; 39:495-497.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: Sphaerobacteraceae Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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Record number: 516620