Name DOI
corrig. Xia et al. 2008
Name Status
Not Validly Published, Illegitimate
Current Authority
corrig. Xia et al. 2008
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Proper Form
Epifloribacter sp. corrig. Xia et al. 2008
Nomenclatural History
The species Epifloribacter sp. was originally described by Xia et al. 2008. Oren et al. corrected this name from (sic) to .
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Name Abstract for Epifloribacter sp. corrig. Xia et al. 2008. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 23, 2019.


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