Name: Cellvibrio (ex Winogradsky 1929) Blackall et al. 1986

Category: Genus

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

Etymology: N.L. n. cell, cellulose, which is degraded by the organism; from N.L. neut. n. cellulosum; 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. Cellvibrio, cellulose (degrading) vibrio

Type species: Cellvibrio mixtus Blackall et al. 1986

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Blackall LL, Hayward AC, Sly LI. Cellulolytic and dextranolytic gram-negative bacteria: revival of the genus Cellvibrio. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1985; 59:81-97.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 20. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:354-356.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Cellvibrionaceae Spring et al. 2015

Assigned by: Spring S, Scheuner C, Goker M, Klenk HP. A taxonomic framework for emerging groups of ecologically important marine gammaproteobacteria based on the reconstruction of evolutionary relationships using genome-scale data. Front Microbiol 2015; 6:281.

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