Name: Tritonibacter Klotz et al. 2018
Etymology: Tri.to.ni.bac’ter. Gr. masc. n. Tritôn, Greek god of the sea, merman and son of Poseidon; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Tritonibacter, a Tritionian rod, referring to the marine habitat and more specifically to Triton’s composite upper body of a human combined with a fish tail, signifying the discrepancy in 16S rRNA gene phylogeny and genomic analysis of this novel bacterial genus
Gender: masculine (stem: Tritonibacter-)
Type species: Tritonibacter horizontis Klotz et al. 2018
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
Valid publication: Klotz F, Brinkhoff T, Freese HM, Wietz M, Teske A, Simon M, Giebel HA. Tritonibacter horizontis gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the Rhodobacteraceae, isolated from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:736-744.
IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:1823-1824.
Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP
Correct name: Epibacterium Penesyan et al. 2013
|Epibacterium Penesyan et al. 2013||heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP|
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 7
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Tritonibacter aquimaris Li et al. 2022||validly published under the ICNP||orphaned species|
|Tritonibacter horizontis Klotz et al. 2018||validly published under the ICNP||synonym|
|Tritonibacter litoralis Li et al. 2022||validly published under the ICNP||orphaned species|
|Tritonibacter mobilis (Muramatsu et al. 2007) Hördt et al. 2020||validly published under the ICNP||synonym|
|Tritonibacter multivorans (Lucena et al. 2012) Hördt et al. 2020||validly published under the ICNP||synonym|
|Tritonibacter scottomollicae (Vandecandelaere et al. 2008) Hördt et al. 2020||validly published under the ICNP||synonym|
|Tritonibacter ulvae (Penesyan et al. 2013) Hördt et al. 2020||validly published under the ICNP, illegitimate name||synonym|
Parent taxon: Roseobacteraceae Liang et al. 2021
Assigned by: Liang KYH, Orata FD, Boucher YF, Case RJ. Roseobacters in a Sea of Poly- and Paraphyly: Whole Genome-Based Taxonomy of the Family Rhodobacteraceae and the Proposal for the Split of the "Roseobacter Clade" Into a Novel Family, Roseobacteraceae fam. nov. Front Microbiol 2021; 12:683109.
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