Etymology:N.L. neut. n.acidum formicum, formic acid; 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.Formivibrio, the formic acid forming vibrio
Tanaka K, Nakamura K, Mikami E. Fermentation of S-citramalate, citrate, mesaconate, and pyruvate by a gramnegative strictly anaerobic non-spore-former, Formivibrio citricus gen. nov., sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1991; 155:491-495.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 39. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:580-581.
validly published under the ICNP
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the family Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
Chen et al. (2021) assigned this genus to the family Chitinibacteraceae Chen et al. 2022.Publication:
Chen S, Rudra B, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures support division of the order Neisseriales into emended families Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae and three new families Aquaspirillaceae fam. nov., Chitinibacteraceae fam. nov., and Leeiaceae fam. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126251.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Fovmivibrio".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 1; ATCC: 1.
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
Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1-24.
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