Name: Denitrovibrio Myhr and Torsvik 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. abl. prep. de, from; N.L. pref. nitro-, pertaining to nitrate; 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. Denitrovibrio, a vibrio that reduces nitrate

Type species: Denitrovibrio acetiphilus Myhr and Torsvik 2000

Valid publication: Myhr S, Torsvik T. Denitrovibrio acetiphilus, a novel genus and species of dissimilatory nitrate-reducing bacterium isolated from an oil reservoir model column. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1611-1619.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Deferribacteraceae Huber and Stetter 2002

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