Name: Bdellovibrio Stolp and Starr 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. bdella, leech, sucker; L. v. vibro, to set in tremulous motion, move to and fro, vibrate; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that which vibrates, and also a bacterial genus name of bacteria possessing a curved rod shape (Vibrio); N.L. masc. n. Bdellovibrio, a leechlike vibrio

Gender: masculine (stem: Bdellovibrion-)

Type species: Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus Stolp and Starr 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Stolp H, Starr MP. BDELLOVIBRIO BACTERIOVORUS GEN. ET SP. N., A PREDATORY, ECTOPARASITIC, AND BACTERIOLYTIC MICROORGANISM. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1963; 29:217-248.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Pseudobdellovibrionaceae Waite et al. 2022

Assigned by: Goker M. Filling the gaps: missing taxon names at the ranks of class, order and family. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5638.

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Record number: 516977
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