Name: Alcanivorax venustensis Fernández-Martínez et al. 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc./fem. adj. venustensis, from 'Portus Venustus', Elegant Port, one of the ancient Latin names of Santa Pola in Roman times, a coastal town south of Alicante, the nearest town to the sites from which the two strains of the species were retrieved. It might also refer to the elegant and slender aspects of the rods

Gender: masculine

Type strains: CECT 5388; DSM 13974; ISO4

16S rRNA gene: AF328762 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Fernandez-Martinez J, Pujalte MJ, Garcia-Martinez J, Mata M, Garay E, Rodriguez-Valeral F. Description of Alcanivorax venustensis sp. nov. and reclassification of Fundibacter jadensis DSM 1 21 78T (Bruns and Berthe-Corti 1999) as Alcanivorax jadensis comb. nov., members of the emended genus Alcanivorax. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:331-338.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:629-630.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Alcanivorax Yakimov et al. 1998

Assigned by: Fernandez-Martinez J, Pujalte MJ, Garcia-Martinez J, Mata M, Garay E, Rodriguez-Valeral F. Description of Alcanivorax venustensis sp. nov. and reclassification of Fundibacter jadensis DSM 1 21 78T (Bruns and Berthe-Corti 1999) as Alcanivorax jadensis comb. nov., members of the emended genus Alcanivorax. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:331-338.

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