Name: Modestobacter versicolor Reddy et al. 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ver.si’co.lor L. masc. adj. versicolor, that changes its colour, of changeable colour, of various colours

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC BAA-1040; CP153-2; DSM 16678; JCM 15578

16S rRNA gene: AJ871304 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Reddy GS, Potrafka RM, Garcia-Pichel F. Modestobacter versicolor sp. nov., an actinobacterium from biological soil crusts that produces melanins under oligotrophy, with emended descriptions of the genus Modestobacter and Modestobacter multiseptatus Mevs et al. 2000. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2014-2020.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2727-2728.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Modestobacter Mevs et al. 2000

Assigned by: Reddy GS, Potrafka RM, Garcia-Pichel F. Modestobacter versicolor sp. nov., an actinobacterium from biological soil crusts that produces melanins under oligotrophy, with emended descriptions of the genus Modestobacter and Modestobacter multiseptatus Mevs et al. 2000. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2014-2020.

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