Name:Rhizobiumselenitireducens corrig. Hunter et al. 2008
Proposed as: sp. nov.
se.le.ni’ti.re.du’cens N.L. n. selenis -itis, selenite; L. pres. part.reducens, converting to a different state; N.L. part. adj.selenitireducens, selenite reducing, referring to the organism's ability to reduce the selenium oxyanion selenite to elemental selenium
Hördt et al. 2020
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.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 32. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4061-4090. Notes:
As of 2020-04-15 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.
The specific epithet, selenireducens (sic), has been corrected on validation according to Rule 61.Publication:
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 121. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1057.