Name: Rhodobacter capsulatus (Molisch 1907) Imhoff et al. 1984

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: cap.su.la’tus L. fem. dim. n. capsula, a small box or chest; L. masc. adj. suff. -atus, suffix denoting provided with; N.L. masc. adj. capsulatus, with a chest, capsuled

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 11166; CCUG 31484; CIP 104408; DSM 1710; IFO 16435; JCM 21090; LMG 2962; NBRC 16435

16S rRNA gene: D13474 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Imhoff JF, Trüper HG, Pfennig N. Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:340-343.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodobacter Imhoff et al. 1984

Assigned by: Imhoff JF, Trüper HG, Pfennig N. Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:340-343.

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