Name: Chromobacterium Bergonzini 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. chroma, color; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Chromobacterium, a small, colored rod

Type species: Chromobacterium violaceum Bergonzini 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Bergonzini C. Sopra un nuovo bacterio colorato. Annuar Soc. Nat. Modena, Series 2 1880; 14:149-158.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 13
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Chromobacteriaceae Adeolu and Gupta 2013

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1-24.

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