Name: Starkeya Kelly et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Star.ke’ya N.L. fem. n. Starkeya, of Starkey, referring to Robert L. Starkey, who made important contributions to the study of soil microbiology and sulfur biochemistry

Gender: feminine

Type species: Starkeya novella (Starkey 1934) Kelly et al. 2000

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kelly DP, McDonald IR, Wood AP. Proposal for the reclassification of Thiobacillus novellus as Starkeya novella gen. nov., comb. nov., in the alpha-subclass of the Proteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1797-1802.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1955.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Xanthobacteraceae Lee et al. 2005

Assigned by: Lee KB, Liu CT, Anzai Y, Kim H, Aono T, Oyaizu H. The hierarchical system of the 'Alphaproteobacteria': description of Hyphomonadaceae fam. nov., Xanthobacteraceae fam. nov. and Erythrobacteraceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1907-1919.

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