Name: Rhodoplanes Hiraishi and Ueda 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rho.do.plan’es Gr. neut. n. rhodon, rose; Gr. masc. n. planês, a wanderer; N.L. masc. n. Rhodoplanes, a red wanderer

Gender: masculine

Type species: Rhodoplanes roseus (Janssen and Harfoot 1991) Hiraishi and Ueda 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hiraishi A, Ueda Y. Rhodoplanes gen. nov., a new genus of phototrophic bacteria including Rhodopseudomonas rosea as Rhodoplanes roseus comb. nov. and Rhodoplanes elegans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1994; 44:665-673.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:199-200.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Nitrobacteraceae Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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