Name: Spongiibacter Graeber et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ter L. fem. n. spongia, sponge; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Spongiibacter, a rod-shaped bacterium isolated from a sponge

Gender: masculine

Type species: Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Graeber I, Kaesler I, Borchert MS, Dieckmann R, Pape T, Lurz R, Nielsen P, von Dohren H, Michaelis W, Szewzyk U. Spongiibacter marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic marine bacterium isolated from the boreal sponge Haliclona sp. 1. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:585-590.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1273-1274.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Spongiibacteraceae 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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