Name: Xylophilus Willems et al. 1987

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. xulon, wood; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. n. Xylophilus, friend of wood

Gender: masculine

Type species: Xylophilus ampelinus (Panagopoulos 1969) Willems et al. 1987

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Willems A, Gillis M, Kersters K, Van Den Broecke L, De Ley J. Transfer of Xanthomonas ampelina Panagopoulos 1969 to a new genus, Xylophilus gen. nov., as Xylophilus ampelinus (Panagopoulos 1969) comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:422-430.

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: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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