Genus Sulfitobacter

Name: Sulfitobacter Sorokin 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. sulfis -itis, sulfite; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Sulfitobacter, sulfite rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Sulfitobacter pontiacus Sorokin 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY. Sulfitobacter pontiacus gen. nov., sp. nov.—a new heterotrophic bacterium from the Black Sea, specialized on sulfite oxidation. Mikrobiologiya 1995; 64:354-365.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 56. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:362-363.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 21
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 21
Total number of child taxa: 22

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 161.

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