The name Algibacter derives from:
Latin feminine gender noun alga, seaweed; New Latin masculine gender noun, a rodbacter, nominally meaning "a rod", but in effect meaning a bacterium, rod; New Latin masculine gender noun Algibacter, rod isolated from seaweed.
The genus contains 2 species (including basonyms and synonyms), namely
- A. lectus ( Nedashkovskaya et al. 2004, (Type species of the genus).; Latin masculine gender adjective lectus, chosen, selected, referring to a bacterium that forms select, beautiful colonies.)
- A. mikhailovii ( Nedashkovskaya et al. 2007, ; New Latin masculine gender genitive case noun mikhailovii, of Mikhailov, in honour of Valery V. Mikhailov, a Russian microbiologist, for his contributions to the development of marine microbiology.)
- Classification of Genera AC entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655.]
- Algibacter entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655.]
- Nedashkovskaya, O. I.; Vancanneyt, M.; Kim, S. B.; Hoste, B.; Bae, K. S. (2007). "Algibacter mikhailovii sp. Nov., a novel marine bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and emended description of the genus Algibacter". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57 (9): 2147–2150. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.65165-0.
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