Name: Actibacterium naphthalenivorans (Jeong et al. 2015) Hördt et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Confluentimicrobium naphthalenivorans Jeong et al. 2015

Etymology: naph.tha.le.ni.vo’rans N.L. neut. n. naphthalenum, naphthalene; L. pres. part. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. naphthalenivorans, naphthalene-consuming

Gender: neuter

Type strains: JCM 30828; KCTC 18418; NS6

16S rRNA gene: KP272155 Analyse FASTA

Effective 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.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 194. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4043-4049.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Actibacterium Lucena et al. 2012

Assigned by: 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.

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