Name: Rhodopseudomonas capsulata (Molisch 1907) van Niel 1944 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Rhodonostoc capsulatum" Molisch 1907

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

Gender: feminine

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

16S rRNA gene: D13474 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: van Niel CB. THE CULTURE, GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY, MORPHOLOGY, AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE NON-SULFUR PURPLE AND BROWN BACTERIA. Bacteriol Rev 1944; 8:1-118.

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

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: van Niel CB. THE CULTURE, GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY, MORPHOLOGY, AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE NON-SULFUR PURPLE AND BROWN BACTERIA. Bacteriol Rev 1944; 8:1-118.

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