Genus Tritonibacter

Name: Tritonibacter Klotz et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Tri.to.ni.bac’ter L. n. Triton, 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

Type species: Tritonibacter horizontis Klotz et al. 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: 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.

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