Name: Oleibacter Teramoto et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. oleum, oil; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Oleibacter, an oil (-degrading) rod

Type species: Oleibacter marinus Teramoto et al. 2011

Valid publication: Teramoto M, Ohuchi M, Hatmanti A, Darmayati Y, Widyastuti Y, Harayama S, Fukunaga Y. Oleibacter marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterium that degrades petroleum aliphatic hydrocarbons in a tropical marine environment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:375-380.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Oceanospirillaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Wang Y, Yu M, Austin B, Zhang XH. Oleispira lenta sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium isolated from Yellow sea coastal seawater in Qingdao, China. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2012; 101:787-794.

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