Name: Teredinibacter Distel et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ter.e.din.i.bac’ter. N.L. fem. pl. n. Teredinidae, a family of wood-boring bivalve molluscs (shipworms); N.L. masc. n. bacter, equivalent of bacterium, a staff or rod; N.L. masc. n. Teredinibacter, a rod isolated from members of the family Teredinidae

Gender: masculine (stem: Teredinibacter-)

Type species: Teredinibacter turnerae Distel et al. 2002

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Distel DL, Morrill W, MacLaren-Toussaint N, Franks D, Waterbury J. Teredinibacter turnerae gen. nov., sp. nov., a dinitrogen-fixing, cellulolytic, endosymbiotic gamma-proteobacterium isolated from the gills of wood-boring molluscs (Bivalvia: Teredinidae). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:2261-2269.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:375-376.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Cellvibrionaceae Spring et al. 2015

Assigned by: Spring S, Scheuner C, Goker M, Klenk HP. A taxonomic framework for emerging groups of ecologically important marine gammaproteobacteria based on the reconstruction of evolutionary relationships using genome-scale data. Front Microbiol 2015; 6:281.

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