Name: Georgenia Altenburger et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ge.or.gen’i.a L. fem. suff. -ia, to denote a locality; N.L. fem. n. Georgenia, referring to the village St Georgen in Styria, where strains 1A-CT and 3A-1 were isolated

Type species: Georgenia muralis Altenburger et al. 2002

Valid publication: Altenburger P, Kampfer P, Schumann P, Vybiral D, Lubitz W, Busse HJ. Georgenia muralis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from a medieval wall painting. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:875-881.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: 11
Total number of child taxa: 11

Parent taxon: Bogoriellaceae Schumann and Stackebrandt 2000

Assigned by: Hamada M, Iino T, Tamura T, Iwami T, Harayama S, Suzuki K. Serinibacter salmoneus gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from the intestinal tract of a fish, and emended descriptions of the families Beutenbergiaceae and Bogoriellaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2809-2814.

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