Name: Rhabdochromatium (ex Winogradsky 1888) Dilling et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: Gr. n. rhabdos, a rod; Gr. n. chrôma -atos, color; N.L. neut. n. Rhabdochromatium, colored rod

Type species: Rhabdochromatium marinum Dilling et al. 1996

Effective publication: Dilling W, Liesack W, Pfennig N. Rhabdochromatium marinum gen. nom. rev., sp. nov., a purple sulfur bacterium from a salt marsh microbial mat. Arch. Microbiol. 1995; 164:125-131.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 56. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:362-363.

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: Chromatiaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class III. Gammaproteobacteria 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 B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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