Name: Terrabacter Collins et al. 1989

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ter.ra.bac’ter L. fem. n. terra, earth; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; from Gr. neut. n. bacterum, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Terrabacter, earth [soil] rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Terrabacter tumescens (Jensen 1934) Collins et al. 1989

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Collins MD, Dorsch M, Stackebrandt E. Transfer of Pimelobacter tumescens to Terrabacter gen. nov. as Terrabacter tumescens comb. nov. and of Pimelobacter jensenii to Nocardioides as Nocardioides jensenii comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:1-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Intrasporangiaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Schumann P. Description of Bogoriellaceae fam. nov., Dermacoccaceae fam. nov., Rarobacteraceae fam. nov. and Sanguibacteraceae fam. nov. and emendation of some families of the suborder Micrococcineae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1279-1285.

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