Name: Rhodoferax antarcticus Madigan et al. 2001

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: an.tarc’ti.cus. L. masc. adj. antarcticus, southern, used to refer to the Antarctic, referring to the isolation of the type strain from Antarctic marine sediment

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ANT.BR; ATCC 700587; DSM 24876

16S rRNA gene: AF084947 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Madigan MT, Jung DO, Woese CR, Achenbach LA. Rhodoferax antarcticus sp. nov., a moderately psychrophilic purple nonsulfur bacterium isolated from an Antarctic microbial mat. Arch Microbiol 2000; 173:269-277.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 80. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:793-794.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodoferax Hiraishi et al. 1992

Assigned by: Madigan MT, Jung DO, Woese CR, Achenbach LA. Rhodoferax antarcticus sp. nov., a moderately psychrophilic purple nonsulfur bacterium isolated from an Antarctic microbial mat. Arch Microbiol 2000; 173:269-277.

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Record number: 784773