Name: Xanthovirga Goldberg et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Xan.tho.vir’ga Gr. adj. xanthos, yellow; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Xanthovirga, yellow rod

Gender: feminine

Type species: Xanthovirga aplysinae Goldberg et al. 2020

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Goldberg SR, Correa H, Haltli BA, Kerr RG. Fulvivirga aurantia sp. nov. and Xanthovirga aplysinae gen. nov., sp. nov., marine bacteria isolated from the sponge Aplysina fistularis, and emended description of the genus Fulvivirga. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2766-2781.

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: Flammeovirgaceae Yoon et al. 2011

Assigned by: Goldberg SR, Correa H, Haltli BA, Kerr RG. Fulvivirga aurantia sp. nov. and Xanthovirga aplysinae gen. nov., sp. nov., marine bacteria isolated from the sponge Aplysina fistularis, and emended description of the genus Fulvivirga. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2766-2781.

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