Name: Rhodobacter megalophilus Arunasri et al. 2008

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: me.ga.lo.phi’lus Gr. adj. megas, wide; Gr. masc. adj. philos, loving; N.L. masc. adj. megalophilus, wide (temperature)-loving

Gender: masculine

Type strains: DSM 18937; JA194; JCM 14598; KCTC 5602

16S rRNA gene: AM421024 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Arunasri K, Venkata Ramana V, Sproer C, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV. Rhodobacter megalophilus sp. nov., a phototroph from the Indian Himalayas possessing a wide temperature range for growth. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1792-1796.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2473-2474.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodobacter Imhoff et al. 1984

Assigned by: Arunasri K, Venkata Ramana V, Sproer C, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV. Rhodobacter megalophilus sp. nov., a phototroph from the Indian Himalayas possessing a wide temperature range for growth. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1792-1796.

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