Genus Novosphingobium

Name: Novosphingobium Takeuchi et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. novus, new; N.L. n. sphingosinum, sphingosine; from Gr. gen. n. sphingos, of sphinx; from suff. -ine; N.L. pref. sphingo-, pertaining to sphingosine; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Novosphingobium, new sphingosine-containing life

Type species: Novosphingobium capsulatum (Leifson 1962) Takeuchi et al. 2001

Valid publication: Takeuchi M, Hamana K, Hiraishi A. Proposal of the genus Sphingomonas sensu stricto and three new genera, Sphingobium, Novosphingobium and Sphingopyxis, on the basis of phylogenetic and chemotaxonomic analyses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1405-1417.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 49
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 50
Total number of child taxa: 60

Parent taxon: Sphingomonadaceae Kosako et al. 2000

Assigned by: Glaeser SP, Kampfer P, Busse HJ, Langer S, Glaeser J. Novosphingobium acidiphilum sp. nov., an acidophilic salt-sensitive bacterium isolated from the humic acid-rich Lake Grosse Fuchskuhle. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:323-330.

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