Name: Empedobacter (ex Prévot 1961) Vandamme et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: Gr. adj. empedos, fixed, immovable; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Empedobacter, nonmotile rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Empedobacter brevis (Holmes and Owen 1982) Vandamme et al. 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Vandamme P, Bernardet JF, Segers P, Kersters K, Holmes B. New perspectives in the classification of the flavobacteria: description of Chryseobacterium gen. nov., Bergeyella gen. nov., and Empedobacter nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1994; 44:827-831.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:199-200.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Weeksellaceae García-López et al. 2020

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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