Name: Algoriphagus Bowman et al. 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Al.gor.i.pha’gus L. masc. n. algor, cold; Gr. masc. n. phagos, glutton; N.L. masc. n. Algoriphagus, the cold eater

Type species: Algoriphagus ratkowskyi Bowman et al. 2003

Valid publication: Bowman JP, Nichols CM, Gibson JA. Algoriphagus ratkowskyi gen. nov., sp. nov., Brumimicrobium glaciale gen. nov., sp. nov., Cryomorpha ignava gen. nov., sp. nov. and Crocinitomix catalasitica gen. nov., sp. nov., novel flavobacteria isolated from various polar habitats. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1343-1355.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 44
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 44
Total number of child taxa: 45

Parent taxon: Cyclobacteriaceae Nedashkovskaya and Ludwig 2012

Assigned by: Park S, Park JM, Lee KC, Yoon JH. Algoriphagus boseongensis sp. nov., a member of the family Cyclobacteriaceae isolated from a tidal flat. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:523-531.

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