Name: Rhodopseudomonas acidophila Pfennig 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. acidum, an acid; from L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. fem. adj. acidophila, acid-loving

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 25092; CIP 103962; Crystal Lake; DSM 137; LMG 4304; Pfennig 7050

16S rRNA gene: FR733696 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Pfennig N. Rhodopseudomonas acidophila, sp. n., a new species of the budding purple nonsulfur bacteria. J Bacteriol 1969; 99:597-602.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Rhodoblastus acidophilus (Pfennig 1969) Imhoff 2001

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodopseudomonas Czurda and Maresch 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Pfennig N. Rhodopseudomonas acidophila, sp. n., a new species of the budding purple nonsulfur bacteria. J Bacteriol 1969; 99:597-602.

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