Species Afifella pfennigii

Name: Afifella pfennigii (Caumette et al. 2007) Urdiain et al. 2009

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Rhodobium pfennigii Caumette et al. 2007

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. pfennigii, of Pfennig, named after Norbert Pfennig, a German microbiologist

Type strains: AR 2102; ATCC BAA-1145; DSM 17143

16S rRNA gene accession number: AJ510235

Effective publication: Urdiain M, Lopez-Lopez A, Gonzalo C, Busse HJ, Langer S, Kampfer P, Rossello-Mora R. Reclassification of Rhodobium marinum and Rhodobium pfennigii as Afifella marina gen. nov. comb. nov. and Afifella pfennigii comb. nov., a new genus of photoheterotrophic Alphaproteobacteria and emended descriptions of Rhodobium, Rhodobium orientis and Rhodobium gokarnense. Syst Appl Microbiol 2008; 31:339-351.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 127. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:923-925.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Afifella Urdiain et al. 2009

Assigned by: Urdiain M, Lopez-Lopez A, Gonzalo C, Busse HJ, Langer S, Kampfer P, Rossello-Mora R. Reclassification of Rhodobium marinum and Rhodobium pfennigii as Afifella marina gen. nov. comb. nov. and Afifella pfennigii comb. nov., a new genus of photoheterotrophic Alphaproteobacteria and emended descriptions of Rhodobium, Rhodobium orientis and Rhodobium gokarnense. Syst Appl Microbiol 2008; 31:339-351.

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