Name: Frondihabitans Greene et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Fron.di.ha’bi.tans L. n. frons, frondis a leaf, foliage; L. part. adj. habitans, inhabiting; N.L. masc. n. Frondihabitans, inhabitant of leaves, leaf dweller

Type species: Frondihabitans australicus (Zhang et al. 2007) Greene et al. 2009

Valid publication: Greene AC, Euzeby JP, Tindall BJ, Patel BK. Proposal of Frondihabitans gen. nov. to replace the illegitimate genus name Frondicola Zhang et al. 2007. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:447-448.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Microbacteriaceae Park et al. 1995

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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