Name: Achromobacter Yabuuchi and Yano 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: Gr. adj. achrômos, colorless; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Achromobacter, colorless rodlet

Gender: masculine

Type species: Achromobacter xylosoxidans (ex Yabuuchi and Ohyama 1971) Yabuuchi and Yano 1981

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Yabuuchi E, Yano I. Achromobacter gen. nov. and Achromobacter xylosoxidans (ex Yabuuchi and Ohyama 1971) nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:477-478.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 20
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 22
Total number of child taxa: 27

Parent taxon: Alcaligenaceae De Ley et al. 1986

Assigned by: Yabuuchi E, Kawamura Y, Kosako Y, Ezaki T. Emendation of genus Achromobacter and Achromobacter xylosoxidans (Yabuuchi and Yano) and proposal of Achromobacter ruhlandii (Packer and Vishniac) comb. nov., Achromobacter piechaudii (Kiredjian et al.) comb. nov., and Achromobacter xylosoxidans subsp. denitrificans (Ruger and Tan) comb. nov. Microbiol Immunol 1998; 42:429-438.

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