Name: Rubrobacter Suzuki et al. 1989

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. adj. ruber -bra -brum, red; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Rubrobacter, red rod

Type species: Rubrobacter radiotolerans (Yoshinaka et al. 1973) Suzuki et al. 1989

Effective publication: Suzuki K, Collins MD, Iijima E, Komagata K. Chemotaxonomic characterization of a radiotolerant bacterium Arthrobacter radiotolerans: description of Rubrobacter radiotolerans gem nov., comb. nov. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 1988; 52:3340.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 28. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1989; 39:93-94.

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: 9

Parent taxon: Rubrobacteraceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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