Genus Saxeibacter

Name: Saxeibacter Lee et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sa.xe.i.bac’ter L. masc. adj. saxeus, of rock; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Saxeibacter, a rod isolated from rock

Type species: Saxeibacter lacteus Lee et al. 2008

Valid publication: Lee SD, Park SK, Yun YW, Lee DW. Saxeibacter lacteus gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from rock. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:906-909.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Nakamurella Tao et al. 2004


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Nakamurellaceae Tao et al. 2004

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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