Genus Tropicibacter

Name: Tropicibacter Harwati et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Trop.ic.i.bac.ter L. adj. tropicus, tropical, pertaining to the tropical zone of the Earth; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; from Gr. neut. n. bakterion; N.L. masc. n. Tropicibacter, a rod belonging to the tropical zone

Type species: Tropicibacter naphthalenivorans Harwati et al. 2009

Valid publication: Harwati TU, Kasai Y, Kodama Y, Susilaningsih D, Watanabe K. Tropicibacter naphthalenivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium isolated from Semarang Port in Indonesia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:392-396.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Harwati TU, Kasai Y, Kodama Y, Susilaningsih D, Watanabe K. Tropicibacter naphthalenivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium isolated from Semarang Port in Indonesia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:392-396.

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