Species Rhodobium pfennigii

Name: Rhodobium pfennigii Caumette et al. 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. pfennigii, of Pfennig, named after Norbert Pfennig, a German microbiologist

Gender: neuter

Type strain: AR 2102; ATCC BAA-1145; DSM 17143

16S rRNA gene: AJ510235 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Caumette P, Guyoneaud R, Duran R, Cravo-Laureau C, Matheron R. Rhodobium pfennigii sp. nov., a phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacterium with unusual bacteriochlorophyll a antennae, isolated from a brackish microbial mat on Rangiroa atoll, French Polynesia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1250-1255.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1935-1936.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Afifella pfennigii (Caumette et al. 2007) Urdiain et al. 2009

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodobium Hiraishi et al. 1995

Assigned by: Caumette P, Guyoneaud R, Duran R, Cravo-Laureau C, Matheron R. Rhodobium pfennigii sp. nov., a phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacterium with unusual bacteriochlorophyll a antennae, isolated from a brackish microbial mat on Rangiroa atoll, French Polynesia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1250-1255.

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