Name: Oceanicaulis Strömpl et al. 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. oceanus, the ocean; L. masc. n. caulis, stalk, referring to a prostheca; N.L. masc. n. Oceanicaulis, stalk(ed organism) from the ocean

Type species: Oceanicaulis alexandrii Strömpl et al. 2003

Valid publication: Strompl C, Hold GL, Lunsdorf H, Graham J, Gallacher S, Abraham WR, Moore ER, Timmis KN. Oceanicaulis alexandrii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel stalked bacterium isolated from a culture of the dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense (Lebour) Balech. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1901-1906.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Hyphomonadaceae Lee et al. 2005

Assigned by: Lee KB, Liu CT, Anzai Y, Kim H, Aono T, Oyaizu H. The hierarchical system of the 'Alphaproteobacteria': description of Hyphomonadaceae fam. nov., Xanthobacteraceae fam. nov. and Erythrobacteraceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1907-1919.

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