Genus Gracilibacter

Name: Gracilibacter Lee et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gra.ci.li.bac’ter L. masc./fem. adj. gracilis, slender; N.L. masc. n. bacter; from Gr. neut. n. baktron, rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Gracilibacter, slender rod, referring to its cell shape

Type species: Gracilibacter thermotolerans Lee et al. 2006

Valid publication: Lee YJ, Romanek CS, Mills GL, Davis RC, Whitman WB, Wiegel J. Gracilibacter thermotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, thermotolerant bacterium from a constructed wetland receiving acid sulfate water. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2089-2093.

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: Gracilibacteraceae Lee et al. 2010

Assigned by: Lee Y-J, Onyenwoke RU, Wiegel J. Family III. Gracilibacteraceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 910.

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