Name: Ferrovibrio Sorokina et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; 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. Ferrovibrio, an iron(-oxidizing) organism of vibrioid shape

Type species: Ferrovibrio denitrificans Sorokina et al. 2013

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokina AY, Chernousova EY, Dubinina GA. Ferrovibrio denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel neutrophilic facultative anaerobic Fe(II)-oxidizing bacterium. FEMS Microbiol Lett 2012; 335:19-25.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 149. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillaceae Pfennig and TrĂ¼per 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Dahal RH, Kim J. Ferrovibrio soli sp. nov., a novel cellulolytic bacterium isolated from stream bank soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:427-431.

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