Name: Pedomicrobium Aristovskaya 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. pedon, ground, earth soil; N.L. neut. n. microbium, microbe; N.L. neut. n. Pedomicrobium, soil microbe

Type species: Pedomicrobium ferrugineum Aristovskaya 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Aristovskaya TV. Accumulation of iron by decomposing organo-mineral complexes of humid matter by microorganisms. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 1961; 136:954-957.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Hyphomicrobiaceae Babudieri 1950 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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