Name: Arcobacter Vandamme et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ar’co.bac.ter L. n. arcus, bow; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Arcobacter, bow-shaped rod

Type species: Arcobacter nitrofigilis (McClung et al. 1983) Vandamme et al. 1991

Valid publication: Vandamme P, Falsen E, Rossau R, Hoste B, Segers P, Tytgat R, De Ley J. Revision of Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Wolinella taxonomy: emendation of generic descriptions and proposal of Arcobacter gen. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:88-103.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 29
Total number of child taxa: 30

Parent taxon: Campylobacteraceae Vandamme and De Ley 1991

Assigned by: Vandamme P, De Ley J. Proposal for a new family, Campylobacteraceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:451-455.

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