Name: Stenoxybacter Wertz and Breznak 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. stenos, narrow; Gr. masc. adj. oxys, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Stenoxybacter, rod with a narrow oxygen range

Gender: masculine

Type species: Stenoxybacter acetivorans Wertz and Breznak 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Wertz JT, Breznak JA. Stenoxybacter acetivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an acetate-oxidizing obligate microaerophile among diverse O2-consuming bacteria from termite guts. Appl Environ Microbiol 2007; 73:6819-6828.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 120. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:529-530.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1-24.

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