Genus Vicinamibacter

Name: Vicinamibacter Huber et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Vi.cin.a.mi.bac’ter L. masc. n. vicinus, neighbour; L. v. amare, love; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a short rod; N.L. masc. n. Vicinamibacter, rod-shaped bacterium, that loves its neighbour referring to the strong formation of aggregates even during growth in rapidly shaken liquid cultures

Type species: Vicinamibacter silvestris Huber et al. 2016

Valid publication: Huber KJ, Geppert AM, Wanner G, Fosel BU, Wust PK, Overmann J. The first representative of the globally widespread subdivision 6 Acidobacteria,Vicinamibacter silvestris gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from subtropical savannah soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2971-2979.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4306-4309.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Vicinamibacteraceae Huber and Overmann 2018

Assigned by: Huber KJ, Overmann J. Vicinamibacteraceae fam. nov., the first described family within the subdivision 6 Acidobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2331-2334.

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