Species Cereibacter sphaeroides

Name: Cereibacter sphaeroides (van Niel 1944) Hördt et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides van Niel 1944 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: sphae.ro.i’des Gr. fem. n. sphaîra, sphere, globe; Gr. adj. suff. -oides, looking like; from Gr. suff. eides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. n. eidos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure, resembling, similar; N.L. adj. sphaeroides, spherical

Gender: masculine

Type strains: 2.4.1; ATCC 17023; ATH 2.4.1.; CCUG 31486; CECT 300; CIP 60.6; DSM 158; IFO 12203; JCM 6121; LMG 2827; NBRC 12203; Van Niel's ATH 2.4.1

16S rRNA gene: D16425 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: Cereibacter Suresh et al. 2015

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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