Name:Rhizobiumselenitireducens corrig. Hunter et al. 2008
Proposed as: sp. nov.
se.le.ni.ti.re.du’cens. N.L. masc. n.selenis, 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:
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is -0.09396 (N = 14).
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.