Name: Verminephrobacter Pinel et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. n. vermis, a worm; Gr. n. nephros, a kidney; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Verminephrobacter, earthworm-kidney (associated) bacteria

Type species: Verminephrobacter eiseniae Pinel et al. 2012

Valid publication: Pinel N, Davidson SK, Stahl DA. Verminephrobacter eiseniae gen. nov., sp. nov., a nephridial symbiont of the earthworm Eisenia foetida (Savigny). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2147-2157.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 148. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2549-2554.

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: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Pinel N, Davidson SK, Stahl DA. Verminephrobacter eiseniae gen. nov., sp. nov., a nephridial symbiont of the earthworm Eisenia foetida (Savigny). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2147-2157.

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