Name: Apibacter Kwong and Moran 2016
Proposed as: gen. nov.
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
Apibacter adventoris Kwong and Moran 2016
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
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.
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.
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
Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992
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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