Name: Asaia Yamada et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Asaia, named after Toshinobu Asai, a Japanese bacteriologist who contributed to the systematics of acetic acid bacteria

Type species: Asaia bogorensis Yamada et al. 2000

Valid publication: Yamada Y, Katsura K, Kawasaki H, Widyastuti Y, Saono S, Seki T, Uchimura T, Komagata K. Asaia bogorensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an unusual acetic acid bacterium in the alpha-Proteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:823-829.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 1980

Assigned by: Malimas T, Yukphan P, Takahashi M, Kaneyasu M, Potacharoen W, Tanasupawat S, Nakagawa Y, Tanticharoen M, Yamada Y. Asaia lannaensis sp. nov., a new acetic acid bacterium in the Alphaproteobacteria. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2008; 72:666-671.

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