Genus Melioribacter

Name: Melioribacter Podosokorskaya et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.li.o.ri.bac’ter L. masc. adj. melior, superior, good, referring to a bacterium that possesses numerous possibilities; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Melioribacter, a superior rod

Type species: Melioribacter roseus Podosokorskaya et al. 2013

Effective publication: Podosokorskaya OA, Kadnikov VV, Gavrilov SN, Mardanov AV, Merkel AY, Karnachuk OV, Ravin NV, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA, Kublanov IV. Characterization of Melioribacter roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel facultatively anaerobic thermophilic cellulolytic bacterium from the class Ignavibacteria, and a proposal of a novel bacterial phylum Ignavibacteriae. Environ Microbiol 2013; 15:1759-1771.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 153. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3131-3134.

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: Melioribacteraceae Podosokorskaya et al. 2013

Assigned by: Podosokorskaya OA, Kadnikov VV, Gavrilov SN, Mardanov AV, Merkel AY, Karnachuk OV, Ravin NV, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA, Kublanov IV. Characterization of Melioribacter roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel facultatively anaerobic thermophilic cellulolytic bacterium from the class Ignavibacteria, and a proposal of a novel bacterial phylum Ignavibacteriae. Environ Microbiol 2013; 15:1759-1771.

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