Genus Tenacibaculum

Name: Tenacibaculum Suzuki et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. adj. n. tenax -acis, holding fast, tenacious; L. neut. n. baculum, stick; N.L. neut. n. Tenacibaculum, rod-shaped bacterium that adheres to the surface of marine organisms

Type species: Tenacibaculum maritimum (Wakabayashi et al. 1986) Suzuki et al. 2001

Valid publication: Suzuki M, Nakagawa Y, Harayama S, Yamamoto S. Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic study of marine Cytophaga-like bacteria: proposal for Tenacibaculum gen. nov. with Tenacibaculum maritimum comb. nov. and Tenacibaculum ovolyticum comb. nov., and description of Tenacibaculum mesophilum sp. nov. and Tenacibaculum amylolyticum sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1639-1652.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 28
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 28
Total number of child taxa: 29

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Nakagawa Y, Holmes B. Proposed minimal standards for describing new taxa of the family Flavobacteriaceae and emended description of the family. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1049-1070.

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