Genus Costertonia

Name: Costertonia Kwon et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cos.ter.ton’i.a N.L. fem. n. Costertonia, honouring J. W. Costerton, a famous American biofilm microbiologist

Type species: Costertonia aggregata Kwon et al. 2006

Valid publication: Kwon KK, Lee YK, Lee HK. Costertonia aggregata gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic marine bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae, isolated from a mature biofilm. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1349-1353.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Kwon KK, Lee YK, Lee HK. Costertonia aggregata gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic marine bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae, isolated from a mature biofilm. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1349-1353.

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