Genus Apibacter

Name: Apibacter Kwong and Moran 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.pi.bac’ter L. fem. n. apis, bee; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Apibacter, a rod-shaped bacterium first isolated from bees

Type species: Apibacter adventoris Kwong and Moran 2016

Valid publication: Kwong WK, Moran NA. Apibacter adventoris gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from honey bees. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1323-1329.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2126-2128.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Praet J, Aerts M, Brandt ED, Meeus I, Smagghe G, Vandamme P. Apibacter mensalis sp. nov.: a rare member of the bumblebee gut microbiota. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1645-1651.

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