Name: Steroidobacter Fahrbach et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ste.roi’do.bac’ter N.Gr. n. steroides, a steroid; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Steroidobacter, rod-shaped bacterium that degrades steroids

Type species: Steroidobacter denitrificans Fahrbach et al. 2008

Valid publication: Fahrbach M, Kuever J, Remesch M, Huber BE, Kampfer P, Dott W, Hollender J. Steroidobacter denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a steroidal hormone-degrading gammaproteobacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2215-2223.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Steroidobacteraceae Liu et al. 2019

Assigned by: Liu Q, Liu HC, Zhou YG, Xin YH. Stenotrophobium rhamnosiphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a glacier, proposal of Steroidobacteraceae fam. nov. in Nevskiales and emended description of the family Nevskiaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1404-1410.

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