homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Hoerdt et al. (2020) assigned this genus to the family Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006.Publication:
Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Gemmobacter Rothe et al. 1988.Publication:
Chen WM, Cho NT, Huang WC, Young CC, Sheu SY. Description of Gemmobacter fontiphilus sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater spring, reclassification of Catellibacterium nectariphilum as Gemmobacter nectariphilus comb. nov., Catellibacterium changlense as Gemmobacter changlensis comb. nov., Catellibacterium aquatile as Gemmobacter aquaticus nom. nov., Catellibacterium caeni as Gemmobacter caeni comb. nov., Catellibacterium nanjingense as Gemmobacter nanjingensis comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Gemmobacter and of Gemmobacter aquatilis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:470-478.
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: JCM: 2; DSM: 2; CGMCC: 1; NBRC: 1.
Later homotypic synonym of Catellibacterium Tanaka et al. 2004.Publication:
Tanaka Y, Hanada S, Manome A, Tsuchida T, Kurane R, Nakamura K, Kamagata Y. Catellibacterium nectariphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., which requires a diffusible compound from a strain related to the genus Sphingomonas for vigorous growth. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:955-959.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2